Job Title: *Female SEN Support Workers
Location: Kingston, KT2
Nearest Station: Kingston
Wage: Day shifts: £14.00 to £16.00 gross per hour depending on experience. Sleeping Shift: £75.00 gross per night
Driver Essential? Yes
Essential: Experience supporting a client with a physical disability and good command of spoken and written English
Desirable: Experience working as part of a multidisciplinary team and experience with manual handling
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: Variable shifts available Monday to Friday. Full and Part Time contracts can be offered. *Please see below
Family/Client Pets: None
About this client/child:
Lucy is a creative, happy and friendly 11-year-old girl who lives with her mother, father, younger sister and new baby on the way! She has many hobbies including imaginary play with dolls, swimming, playing computer games and horse riding. Lucy has a diagnosis of neonatal encephalopathy with seizures and dyskinetic cerebral palsy affecting all four limbs. Lucy can walk with a hand hold of one person, both within her home environment, and in the community. She can verbally communicate her needs and wishes.
Overview of role:
Lucy requires a team of Support Workers to help develop her independence and work closely with her therapy team. A range of morning, afternoon and sleeping shifts can be offered, your specific availability will be discussed at interview stage. The morning hours will be focused around helping Lucy get ready for school and being responsible for driving her to school. During the afternoon shifts, once you have collected Lucy from school this is a great time to assist with schoolwork, play an active role in therapy sessions & afternoon activities and support Lucy getting ready for bed. Lucy typically sleeps very well during the night, but a support worker is required for very rare night incontinence, when Lucy may require assistance accessing the toilet and changing her clothes and duvet. Lucy’s parents are very hands-on and happy to help wherever they can. Full and Part Time contracts can be offered, and additional weekend hours can be discussed. *Please see available hours below:
Morning - including school drop off (7.00am to 10.00am)
Afternoon - including collection from school (2.30pm to 9.30 pm)
Sleeping Shift - (9.30pm to 7.00 am)
School Holidays – (9.00am to 7.00pm)
Who this job would suit:
This role will suit someone who is enthusiastic, energetic and who has a young outlook. You must be able to keep accurate records of interventions with Lucy and communicate effectively with both family and staff members. As Lucy has a hearing impairment, it is important that all applicants have a good command of spoken English.
What’s great about this job:
This is a great opportunity to join a very supportive family and make a valuable impact on Lucy’s future development.
Who’s recruiting for this vacancy?
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.
Rachael 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.