Title: Support Worker / PA
Location: Wembley, HA9
Nearest Tube/Station: Wembley Central or Preston Road
Wage/Salary: £18.50 Gross per Hour
Driver Essential? Yes, use of vehicle whilst on duty (automatic drive)
Essential: Experience supporting a young person with behaviours that may challenge, and communication skills. This role is open to *Female applicants only.
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: Part-time contract 20 hours per week, mornings, afternoons and weekends
Family/Client Pets: Not applicable
Recruiter: Jade firstname.lastname@example.org
About this client/child:
Sameena, an engaging, happy, cheerful, and sociable 17 years old young lady, living at home with her Mum, Dad and two sisters. This is a loving, supportive, and close-knit family who enjoy spending quality time together. Sameena enjoys a range of hobbies such as dancing, listening to music, shopping, socialising with her peers in college, and likes to play games on her iPad and laptop. Sameena has cerebral palsy and a learning disability. She uses her iPad to support her verbal communication and uses a wheelchair when out and about. She strives for her independence and is a capable young lady, who knows her own mind and likes to make her own decisions. A small, dedicated care team is in place to support Sameena, and we are currently recruiting a part-time SEN Support Worker / PA to join.
Overview of role:
The SEN Support Worker / PA will assist Sameena in all areas of her ADLs, daily routine and support with her personal care needs. A typical morning will be supporting Sameena to get ready for college and accompany her in organised transport. An afternoon might include implementing therapy programmes such as physiotherapy, or taking Sameena to activities such as dance class or the youth club etc. At times Sameena might just want to spend time chilling out and relaxing after a busy day in college. You will be working as part of a small team; the rota is organised well in advance, and you can discuss your availability and preferred working days. Shifts available are Monday to Friday 7.00am to 9.00am and 3.00pm to 8.00pm or 9.00pm. Saturdays 10.00am to 8.00pm.
Who this job would suit:
A positive, friendly, kind, and energetic *female SEN Support Worker / PA with a real passion for working with young adults and promoting and maximising their independence. You will be intuitive and creative and enjoy working 1:1 in a family setting / environment. Non-smoker/Vapers only.
What’s great about this job:
This is a great opportunity if you are seeking additional hours or a part-time role; for the right team member, there is flexibility to work around your availability. This is a lovely team to work with, some of the team members have worked with Sameena for several years which is testament to how lovely the role is supporting Sameena, and the working environment. You will be supported by Sameena’s Case Manager and have access to excellent training.
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.