Title: Full-Time Support Worker
Location: Leominster, HR6
Nearest Tube/Station: Leominster
Wage: £21,875.00 Gross per Annum
Driver Essential? Yes
Essential: Experienced HCA or Support Worker with childcare experience
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: 36 contracted hour per week. 12-hour shifts (day and waking night)
Family/Client Pets: Not Applicable
About this client/child:
Peter is a cheeky, fun-loving 9-year-old boy who enjoys playing with his siblings, swimming, and outings such as visiting the zoo. Peter has an Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) and complex medical needs which include ventilation via a tracheostomy, oral suctioning, cough assist, bladder and bowel management, and all medication and nutrition is administered via his PEG. Peter requires practical and physical support to meet all his care and medical needs. He is a bright, intellectual young lad and uses technology to communicate.
Overview of role:
In this role, you will assist with all aspects of Peter’s care and therapy plan. Peter does have complex care and medical needs; however, he is a fun and energetic chap who knows his own mind strives for independence and wants to exceed his targets and goals. You will be required to work a mixture of shifts (day and waking night) and support Peter at home, out in the community and at school (All dependent on the guidelines provided by the Government regarding the Covid-19 Pandemic). Shifts are 12 hours long and the rota is provided 1 month in advance.
Who this job would suit:
We are looking for a Support Worker who is passionate and wants to make a real difference and see a young person excel. It is essential that you have previous Support Work or HCA experience and that you are a confident driver (automatic, adapted vehicle on duty), a non-smoker/vaper and a confident swimmer.
What’s great about this job:
Excellent training is available for this role; you will be trained to a high standard in all aspects of Peter’s care plan to ensure you are fully equipped to meet his needs. You’ll have the opportunity to learn new clinical skills and work in both a family and school environment. Peter is a pleasure to work with and he has an excellent support network around him.
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
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