Location: Camberley, GU15
Nearest Tube/Station: Camberley
Wage: £14.00 Weekdays | £16.00 Weekends, Gross per hour
Driver Essential? Yes
Essential: Experience supporting a young client with complex care and medical needs, epilepsy and administering emergency medication, manual handling experience
Start Date: ASAP, permanent contract.
Days & Hours: Mornings and Afternoons
Family/Client Pets: Not applicable
About this client/child:
Our client J is 9 years old and lives at home in Camberley with Mum, Dad, and his two younger sisters. He is a happy and determined young chap and loves attending cubs, going to school, and playing with his siblings. J has cerebral palsy, associated learning, communication, and physical disabilities, is a wheelchair user and has epilepsy; he requires support to meet all of his care needs. J has a PEG for nutrition, fluids, and medications. J requires 2:1 support and you will work alongside a team member whilst on shift.
Overview of role:
As J’s Carer, you will work within the family home and the local community, following all areas of his care plan, ensuring his independence is continually promoted, and work alongside his therapy team to deliver therapy programmes such as physiotherapy, OT, and SALT. Using a flexible and adaptable approach, you will encourage and facilitate J to participate in age-related fun and educational activities. This role will involve manual handling, assistance with personal care, engagement in play and education, light household duties, and meal prep. We are looking for two Carers to join the team and share the hours advertised below.
Monday to Friday: 7.00am to 9.00am
Monday: 3.30pm to 9.00pm
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday: 3.30pm to 7.30pm / 8.00pm
Who this job would suit:
A positive, flexible, and adaptable Carer with previous experience supporting a young client with complex care and medical needs. ideally within a family setting. For this role, it is essential that you are confident driving an adapted, automatic vehicle.
What’s great about this job:
A truly rewarding role supporting a lovely young client in a busy and loving family home. You will receive excellent training and be supported by a hands-on case manager.
Who is working with this client?
We are working in association with a case manager on this vacancy; they will be carrying out all recruitment, including shortlisting and interviewing. By applying for this vacancy, you agree to Snap Care sending your CV and contact details directly to our client for their consideration. Please see our website for more info on how Snap works with associated companies/clients.
Jade is recruiting for this role
or 020 7729 2200
Snap Care is committed to safeguarding children, young people, and vulnerable adults. We are committed to equality of opportunity and recruitment/selection decisions are based only on individuals' ability to best do the job. *Where a specific gender is stated as essential, gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with paragraph 1, schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010.