Title: Weekend Support Worker
Location: Stanmore, HA7
Nearest Train Station: Stanmore
Annual salary: Up to £16.00 gross per hour
Driver required? Preferable
Use of a car? On duty
Essential: 2 years + working with children with complex medical needs, understanding of gastrostomy and jejunostomy feeing, satisfactory DBS
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: 24 hours +
Family Pets: No
About this client/child:
Maria (5) is a delightful and sociable little girl. She enjoys musical, sensory and vestibular play, cause and effect games and water-based activities including swimming. Maria has a motor disorder affecting all four limbs, microcephaly and global developmental delay. She has epilepsy, severe reflux and gastrostomy and jejunostomy tubes. She also requires oral suctioning. Maria is fully dependent on others with all aspects of daily living.
Overview of role:
You will be responsible for supporting Maria through personal care routines, any required therapy exercises, accompanying her out and organising fun activities she can engage in. You will be required to work closely with Maria’s family and her multidisciplinary team, so being a team player is essential. Saturday and Sunday 8.00am – 8.00pm, additional hours available during school holidays. Waking nights also available. Hourly rate is £16.00 gross per hour weekends.
Who this job would suit:
This role would suit confident, energetic and positive support worker who has experience working with young children with complex medical care needs. Ideally you will have experience of Peg feeding and suctioning, but training is provided.
What’s great about this job:
This is a permanent position with competitive pay rate and excellent training opportunities.
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.
Kamila is recruiting for this role
or 020 7729 2200
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