Title: Support Worker
Location: Barham, Suffolk, IP6
Nearest Tube/Station: Barham
Wage: £12.00 Weekdays | £13.00 Weekends | £13.00 Weeknights | £14.00 Weekends nights | Gross per Hour
Driver required? Yes, essential
Use of a car? Yes, on duty, manual, adapted vehicle
Essential: Experience supporting a young client with complex care needs, and a non-smoker/vaper
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: Contracted 24 hours per week. 12 hour shifts, days and nights: 9.00am - 9.00pm, 9.00pm - 9.00am and afterschool: 3.00pm – 9.00pm. Shifts provided 1 month in advance, will include working a mixture of full days, waking nights and after school shifts.
Family Pets: Not applicable
About this client/child:
Our client Sean is 10 years old and lives at home with his family in Barham. He loves to be involved in activities, spending time with his family and listening to music. Sean has cerebral palsy, epilepsy, he has a PEG in situ and communicates with sounds and facial expression, he attends a specialist school. Sean has complex care and medical needs; is a wheelchair user and he is totally dependent on others to meet his care needs.
Overview of role:
This is a great hands-on role, you will have the opportunity to work 1:1 with Sean, implement therapies, assist with self-help skill, activities, and personal care duties. As a Support Worker, you will work a mixture of shifts (days and nights) and care for Sean at home and out in the community. Sean requires 24-hour support so you will work as part of a home care team, promoting his independence, providing the highest standard of care and support ensuring all his needs are met.
Who this job would suit:
A friendly, bubbly and caring female* Support Worker with previous experience caring for a young client with complex care and medical needs.
What’s great about this job:
Sean will be a pleasure to work with and he is at the heart of a loving family. You will be joining an excellent home care team, with the support of a Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT).
Client/Family met by Snap?
No. 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
Snap Care is committed to safeguarding children, young people, and vulnerable adults. We are committed to equality of opportunity and recruitment/selection decisions are based only on individuals' ability to best do the job. *Where a specific gender is stated as essential, gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with paragraph 1, schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010.