IG7 | SEN Support Worker - London

£19.20 Gross per Hour

Date Posted: Tuesday 30 April 2024

, Ref: 2470

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Title: SEN Support Worker
Location: Chigwell, IG7
Nearest Tube/Station: Chigwell / Grange Hill
Wage: £19.20 Weekdays (Term-time split shift rate) and £17.20 Weekdays (school holiday full shift) Gross per Hour | 
Driver Essential? Yes (WAV automatic vehicle on duty)
Essential: Excellent childcare experience and previously supported a young client with a physical disability. Live within a 30-minute commute of the family home. Non-smoker/vaper  
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: Fixed days: Term time: Tuesday,  Thursday, 7.30am - 9.30am and 2.00pm to 6.30pm,
 Friday: 7.30am - 9.30am and 12.00 - 6.30pm, and S
chool Holiday's (same days) hours are 07.30am - 6.30pm. 
Family/Client Pets: Not applicable
Recruiter: Jade Coffey jade@snapcare.co.uk

About this client/child:
Ben 4, is a bright, sweet, and cheeky chap and he has recently become a big brother! He enjoys cuddles and spending time with his family and friends, sensory play, going outside, and watching his favourite films. Ben has quadriplegic cerebral palsy affecting all four limbs; he can roll independently and sit with support. Ben can express his likes and dislikes through vocalisations and gestures and is learning to use a AAC device to support his communication and how to drive his powered wheelchair! He is very much into technology, and he needs a Support Worker who is tech savvy. Ben has epilepsy and his seizures are controlled by daily medication. He tends to be shy or nervous of new people and situations and is sensitive to loud noises.

Overview of role:
Ben attends nursery 5 days per week and is supported by a Snap Care Support Worker / SEN Nanny , he now requires an additional person to join his team!  He is keen for his Support Worker to assist and encourage him to help him learn to drive his wheelchair and to set up games and activities so that he can become a whizz on his AAC device! He would also like activities to be planned such as trips to the park, farms and explore new hobbies and interests. Ben is looking for a sensitive and patient Support Worker who will gently establish a caring bond with him and who will assist with his daily routine. You will be required to provide all aspects of personal care, administer medication, and implement the therapy program created by his multidisciplinary team - and of course, play and have lots of fun together.

Who this job would suit:
This position will suit a calm, experienced, caring and patient support worker who enjoys working within a family home environment and providing 1:1 support.  You’ll be a great team player; working alongside mum and Ben’s therapy team.

What’s great about this job:
This is a truly rewarding position and opportunity to work with this fantastic little boy and his dedicated family and therapy team. This is a permanent role with a competitive hourly rate. You will be offered excellent training opportunities and support from Ben’s case management company.

Who is recruiting for this role?
Our client is using our Shortlist Service. Snap 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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