Title: Support Worker
Location: Towcester, NN12
Nearest Station: Towcester
Wage: Up to £16.00 gross per hour
Driver Required? Essential to get to job location
Use of a car? Will need own car
Essential: Supporting a young client with complex medical needs
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: Up to 34 hours per week
Family Pets: Friendly dog
About this client/child:
Freddie (9) is a charming boy who enjoys sensory activities, being read to, swimming and music. Freddie has an Acquired Brain Injury and requires support with all his needs. Freddie has epilepsy and all food and medication are administered via a PEG tube. Freddie's house is fully adapted to meet his needs and he has a range of therapies, including physiotherapy, occupational therapy and hydrotherapy. Freddie is at the heart of a loving family; Mum, Dad, two big brothers, a new little brother and a friendly dog. This is a busy, active, but fun family home!
Overview of role:
The role will involve providing 1:1 care and support for Freddie during the day. You will assist Freddie with all aspects of his daily tasks, including personal care, feeding, medication and planning stimulating activities. Part of your position are 4 hours weekly allocated for admin duties. Working hours: Monday, alternate Tuesday and 3 Sundays per month 8.00am – 8.00pm, 4 hours weekly admin duties. The weekend rate is £13.00 gross per hour, weekdays £11.00 gross per hour, admin £16.00 gross per hour.
Who this job would suit:
This position will suit a responsible, hands-on, energetic candidate who has plenty of common sense and the ability to be calm, confident and adaptable to the different aspects of this role.
What’s great about this job:
This will be a fantastic role, both rewarding and fun. The family are fully supportive and will provide training and clear protocols for his care. Freddie is a lovely chap who will be an absolute pleasure to work with.
Who is recruiting for this role?
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.
Kamila is recruiting for this role
or 020 7729 2200
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