Title: Support Worker
Location: New Malden, KT3
Nearest Tube/Station: Motspur Park
Wage: Up to £16.00 Gross per Hour
Driver Essential? Yes
Essential: Experience supporting a young client with additional needs
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: Casual / Bank Contract
Family/Client Pets: None
About this client/child:
Our client Jack is 8 years old, he is very social, engaging and an engaging personality! He loves spending time with his family, music and playing games. Jack has cerebral palsy and learning difficulties; he requires support to meet all his care needs. Jack is a wheelchair user and requires support with personal care, mobility, and communication. He has a feeding tube in situ for his nutrition and medication, however, he also enjoys pureed food. He has a great care team in place and is seeking a Support Worker who can join on a casual / bank basis.
Overview of role:
As Jack’s Support Worker you will provide 1:1 support, either on a day or waking night shift with all aspects of his care plan. Your role will include implementing Jack’s therapy programmes, assist with self-help skills, feeding, personal care, administering medication, repositioning, manual handling, supporting him to participate in activities and access the world around him. You will receive full training from all his appointed therapists. £14.00 weekdays, £16.00 weekends, Gross per Hour. As a Bank Support Worker, you will assist Jack’s team to cover ad-hoc shifts, sickness and staff holidays.
Who this job would suit:
An experienced Support Worker, who is confident supporting a young client with complex care and medical needs on a 1:1 basis. You will have some availability for both day and night shifts. To join this care team, you must be a confident driver, capable of driving an adapted automatic vehicle. Non-smoker/vaper is also essential.
What’s great about this job:
Jack is well known to Snap, he is an absolute joy to work with and his family are extremely supportive; it’s a lovely working environment. You will receive excellent training in all aspects of Jack’s care plan, including his therapy. On-going supervision and support provided by Jack’s case manager.
Client/Family met by Snap?
No, we are working in association with a private client/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.