Title: Waking Night Carer
Location: Kingston upon Thames, KT2
Nearest Tube/Station: New Malden | Norbiton | Raynes Park
Wage: £28,080.00 + Gross per Annum | £15.00 Weekdays | £17.00 Weekends | Gross per Hour
Driver Essential? Yes
Essential: Experienced Waking Night Carer, previous experience supporting an adult with complex care needs
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: 3 shifts per week 8.00pm – 8.00am
Family/Client Pets: Not Applicable
About this client/child:
Our client Charbel is 25 years old, he sustained a severe Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) following a road traffic accident just over 3 years ago. Charbel has made a remarkable recovery thanks to his determination and strength, he has been wholly supported on his truly amazing recovery journey by his loving and faithful family. Charbel communicates using a letterboard, voice, and phone. He is committed to engaging in his therapy and continues to exceed expectations in relation to his recovery. Charbel is currently a wheelchair user and continues to improve his strength and physical abilities with regular physio and hydrotherapy. He also has OT and Speech Therapy. Charbel requires 2:1, 24-hour support. He has a PEG for medication and fluids but eats his meals and some fluids orally, so it is hoped that this will be removed at some point in the future.
Overview of role:
Charbel requires an experienced waking night carer to join his team on a full-time, permanent basis. In this role you will assist Charbel with all his personal and self-care needs, transfers, manual handling, administering medications, and tending to all his care needs throughout the night. This is a 2:1 role, a sleeping night carer is on hand if you or Charbel require additional support. It is essential that you can commit to working weekdays and weekends, the rota is provided 4 weeks in advance.
Who this job would suit:
An experienced, proactive, and sensitive Waking Night Carer. It is essential that you are a confident driver and can drive an adapted, automatic vehicle. We do require a Waking Night Carer that is comfortable assisting during hydrotherapy sessions if working additional hours during the day. Nonsmoker/ vaper also essential.
What’s great about this job:
As mentioned above Charbel has an extensive rehabilitation programme, you will receive client-specific training in all aspects of his care, rehabilitation, and therapy. You will have the opportunity to join a wonderful team.
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
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.