HP8 | Complex Care Support Worker - Buckinghamshire

Salary starting from £33,600.00 Gross per Annum

Date Posted: Friday 14 June 2024

, Ref: 2803

Complex Care Support Worker, Chalfont, St Giles, HP8. A full-time position is available for a professional, experienced, and dedicated complex care support worker to join a team providing 2:1 care. Salary starting from £33,600.00 Gross per Annum

Location: Chalfont, St Giles, HP8, (Note: The family will be relocating to Marlow Bucks SL7 before the end of the year).
Wage/Salary: Days: £16.50 Weekdays | £18.50 Weekends | Nights: £18.50 Weekdays | £20.50 Weekend Nights (On completion of training / competency on complex care) £33,600.00 + Gross per Annum 
Driver Essential? Yes, WAV automatic drive for use on duty
Essential: Previous experience supporting a client with complex medical care needs. Non-smoker / vaper
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: 36 hours per week. 3 x 12 hour shifts 8.00am | 8.00pm, 8.00pm – 8.00am (Days and Waking Nights)
Family/Client Pets: Dog & Cat
Accommodation: Staff room/kitchen
Recruiter: Jade jade@snapcare.co.uk

About this client/child: Lucas, 8, is an engaging, happy and sweet little boy who loves sensory stories and activities, listening to singing and relaxing in his hot tub. Lucas lives at home with his lovely family and attends an SEN school part-time (when he is well). Lucas has Cerebral Palsy and associated complex health care needs, including a sight and hearing impairment and experiences seizures. He has a PEG/JEG in-situ for medication, fluid, and nutrition, and requires deep suctioning and VEST system. Due to his high level of needs Lucas, is dependent on others to meet all of his needs and has a dedicated team of complex care support workers providing 2:1 support round the clock. There is an opening for a new full-time member to join.

Overview of role: This position involves working alongside a team member providing hands-on, holistic support to meet Lucas’s health, care, medical, and therapy needs. He has an established routine in place, and his days are filled with a mixture of fun, educational activities, outings, and therapy input, of course, this is dependent on if Lucas is well enough to participate, some days will be focused on providing care to ensure he is comfortable and is recuperating.  Throughout the night you will tend to Lucas, supporting him with repositioning, manual handling, personal care, administering medication, support with seizure management and other duties such as maintaining equipment, monitoring stock levels etc. Full training is provided in all areas of Lucas’s care, and the team is led by a nurse. The rota is provided 4 weeks in advance and will consist of a mixture of days and waking nights but this can change if the families or Lucas’s needs change. Part-time and bank contracts are also available.

Who this job would suit: A confident, active and empathetic SEN professional with previous experience with complex medical care. For this role you must be a driver and enjoy working within a family environment and being part of a team.

What’s great about this job: The training and development opportunities are fantastic, and are all person centered. Lucas’s team are a pleasure to work with, his family are welcoming and supportive, and Lucas is a joy to support. This role offers a great work / life balance, and competitive pay rates. Ongoing supervision, training opportunities and professional development.

Who is recruiting for this role?  Our client is using the 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. 

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