HA7 | Complex Care Support Worker - North West London

£35,100.00 + Gross per Annum

Date Posted: Wednesday 10 July 2024

, Ref: 2819

Complex Care Support Worker, HA7. A full-time position available for a professional Complex Care Support Worker to join a team providing 2:1 care and support to Winnie, a fabulous 17-year-old living in Stanmore. £35,100.00 + Gross per Annum

Nearest Tube/Station: Stanmore Underground Station
Wage/Salary: £35,100.00 + per Annum | £18.80 Weekday/nights | £20.80 Weekends/nights | All figures quoted in gross
Driver Essential? Yes, WAV for use on duty
Essential: Experience supporting children or young adults with complex care and medical needs, including suctioning, confident in all aspects of manual handling. This role is open to *Female applicants only.
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: 36 hours per week. Shift times: 8.00am – 8.00pm, 4.00pm – 8.00pm, and 8.00pm – 8.00am
Family/Client Pets: Yes, one friendly labrador
Accommodation: Staff room for use whilst on duty
Recruiter: Jade jade@snapcare.co.uk

About this client/child: Winnie, 17, is a fabulous girly girl, with a great sense of humour; a social butterfly who loves to laugh! She loves to have her hair and nails done, to look as fabulous as she is. Winnie has a long list of hobbies and interests, including listening to music, watching movies and all things arts and crafts. Winnie has Cerebral Palsy (GMFCS Level 5), scoliosis, Dystonia, requires suctioning (oral), nebulisers, and has a Gastrostomy in situ for all nutrition, fluids and medication, she is a wheelchair user, and communicates using switches. Due to her care needs Winnie has 2:1 support, 24/7, to meet all her health, care and medical needs. Winnie lives in Stanmore with her mum, in a fully adapted home that includes a therapy room. Snap Care, working in collaboration with Winnie’s case management, are recruiting a full care team, including an RGN Team Lead and Deputy Team Leader.

Overview of role: This will be the first time Winnie has her own dedicated team in place providing 24/7 2:1 support, it is a very exciting time for Winnie and her family. Winnie’s team will be dedicated to her, assisting and supporting with all areas of ADLs, health, care and medical needs, promoting independence and exploring new hobbies and interests. Training is provided in all areas of Winne’s care and health needs however you must have previous experience in complex medical care. The Complex Care Support Worker will work in collaboration with Winnie’s family, therapy team and other healthcare professionals to ensure Winnie is thriving and given every opportunity to learn, and live life to the full. This role involves working days, waking nights and weekends (although you will not be expected to work every weekend). The rota is provided a minimum of 4 weeks in advance. The package is unable to offer set shifts, however, preferred shifts will try to be accommodated. Overtime is available. Winnie would like her Support Worker to travel with her abroad and in the UK on holidays.

Who this job would suit: For this role you will be enthusiastic, reliable, caring and innovative. Being a team player is essential, along with having excellent communication and organisational skills. A confident driver (WAV) and non-smoker/vaper; are both essential.

What’s great about this job: Winnie is embarking on a very exciting time in her life, and her support team are key. This role will give you the opportunity to really make a difference to a young person and in return you will receive excellent training, ongoing support and supervision, and be part of a professional, highly skilled team.

Who is recruiting for this role? Our client is using our Shortlist Service. Snap Care will screen applications to confirm the essential criteria for the position is met. The client will then continue the recruitment process. By applying for this vacancy, you agree to us sending your CV and contact details to our client. Please see our website for more information. 

Please note: *Where a specific gender is stated as essential, gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement in accordance to paragraph 1, of schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010 for female or male worker to work with our client.

 

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