NG12 | SEN Support Worker / PA - Nottinghamshire

Salary starting at £30,940.00 + Gross per Annum

Date Posted: Monday 01 July 2024

, Ref: 2817

SEN Support Worker in Nottingham, NG12. A fantastic full-time opportunity for a professional SEN Support Worker to assist an engaging, fun loving and active 21-year-old lady with complex care and medical needs. Salary starting at £30,940.00 + Gross per Annum

Nearest Tube/Station: Not applicable, family home is based in a remote area
Wage/Salary: £16.00 gross per hour, rising to £17.00 gross per hour after successful completion of probation period. £30,940.00 + per annum.  All figures quoted in gross
Driver Essential? Yes, with your own car to travel to and from family home.
Essential: A genuine passion and interest in supporting others to reach their full potential. Non-smoker / vaper. This role is open to *Female applicants only.
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: 35 hours per week. Shift pattern: 7.00am to 7.00pm or 8.00pm, 7.00am to 4.00pm, 4.00pm to 8.00pm, and 8.00pm to 7.00am.
Family/Client Pets: Not applicable
Recruiter: Jade

About this client: Where to begin... Anna (21) is an exceptional young woman with a love for life, laughter, fun, and has a great sense of humour. Anna has many interests including listening to music, going to wheelchair dance classes, the theatre, and spending time at her holiday home in Norfolk and boating! Anna is dependent on others to meet all her care needs; she has cerebral palsy, epilepsy, dystonia, J-PEG (for all nutrition, fluid and medication), a stoma, and requires Non-Invasive Ventilation throughout the night, and is a wheelchair user. Anna uses Eye Gaze to play games and finds ‘Yes/No’ communication the easiest to support her non-verbal communication. Despite her complex medical needs, Anna thrives with the support of her parents and team, enabling her to reach her full potential and embrace each day and every opportunity.

Overview of role: Anna leads a busy life, and her schedule is always jam-packed with things to do; currently she attends college, however, she will graduate this Summer, meaning there will be more time to explore new meaningful activities or different facilities Anna will enjoy. During each day, Anna is supported by two team members, and you will assist with all her ADLs, personal care, moving and handling, administering medication, therapy programme and facilitating her to access the world around her. Anna requires a waking night carer to assist her with night-time routine, continuously monitor her and tend to her as and when required. This position is full-time with a mixture of days, waking nights and some weekends. The rota is provided a minimum of 4 weeks in advance, ensuring the team have time to plan and supports a great work/life balance.

Who this job would suit: You do not need years of experience; you’ll be kind, caring and positive with a real passion to assist and make a real difference to others. You will be creative, enthusiastic and proactive and enjoy working as part of a team. Anna’s parents and her team have a can-do attitude and think outside the box. If this sounds like you, please apply today.

What’s great about this job: Supporting Anna and being part of her team is by far the best aspect of this role, however, you will also benefit from excellent person-centered training, continue professional development, 4 weeks paid holidays per year, workplace pension, and a competitive salary. Opportunities to join such a fabulous team are rare – apply today to find out much more about Anna and see if this is the role for you!

Who is recruiting for this role? Our client is using our Shortlist Service. Snap Care will screen applications to confirm the essential criteria for the position is met. The client will then continue the recruitment process. By applying for this vacancy, you agree to us sending your CV and contact details to our client. Please see our website for more information. 

Please note: Gender is a genuine occupational requirement under paragraph 1, schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010 for this role. Unfortunately, we are unable to provide sponsorship for any of our vacancies.

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