Title: Support Worker
Location: Dunstable, LU5
Nearest Station: Luton
Wage: £15.00 gross per hour
Driver Essential? Yes
Essential: At least 2 years SEN experience and must be confident working with therapists
Desirable: Good understanding of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: Monday to Friday 7.30am to 9.30am, then 3.00pm to 7.30pm.
Family/Client Pets: None
About this client/child:
Jasmine aged 13 has a dynamic personality with a cheeky and playful character. She has lots of energy and will capture you with her beaming smile! Jasmine loves singing, dancing and playing football. Jasmine had a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) as a result of a road traffic accident in September 2015.
Overview of role:
As Jasmine’s Support Worker, you will be involved in supporting her both in the home and the community. During the morning you will prompt Jasmine to get ready for school and make sure she has everything required for the day. You will then take Jasmine and her sister to school which is about a 5-minute drive. In the afternoons once you have collected Jasmine from school, you’ll assist with her evening routine and therapy programs that have been set by her therapists. Full training will be provided by the therapists to ensure you are confident carrying out set programs. A key area of focus will be to continue promoting Jasmine’s independence and supporting her with prompting. You’ll also help encourage positive interactions between Jasmine and her siblings. During the school holidays you will work two x 9.5 hour shifts, days to be agreed with family.
Who this job would suit:
This job will suit someone who is has lots of energy as you will need to keep up with Jasmine! You must also be confident, reliable and organised. Mum really appreciates people who are upfront and honest, so this is an important trait to have for this role. You will need to have your own car; mileage will be paid when used on duty.
What’s great about this job:
This is a great opportunity to continue the fantastic progress Jasmine’s has made so far. In turn you will benefit from brilliant bespoke training from qualified therapists. In addition to this brain injury training and clinical supervision can be provided by the clinical psychologist.
Who is recruiting for this role?
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
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