Title: Support Worker
Location: Spratton, Northamptonshire, NN6
Nearest Tube/Station: Northampton
Wage: Up to £15.00 Gross per Hour
Driver Essential? Yes
Essential: Experience supporting a client with additional needs and working within a family setting
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: Saturday 6.00pm to Sunday 2.00pm. Sleeping night: 10.00pm to 7.00am . Additional hours during school holidays: Wednesday 2.00pm to 8.00pm and Friday 8.00am to 6.00pm
Family/Client Pets: Yes, dog.
Accommodation: Separate carer’s area within the family home
About this client/child:
Sam is 12 years old, he loves playing outside, listening to music and sensory activities. He is very social and engaging, he loves to spend time with his family, peers, and care team. Sam has an Acquired Brain Injury, Cortical Blindness, Epilepsy and Developmental Delay, as a result, he has an established team in place who provide round the clock support in his family home and the community. Sam is mobile, however, requires close supervision as can become unsteady due to his vision and epilepsy.
Overview of role:
Your role as Support Worker will involve supporting Sam with daily activities, communication skills, independence skills, mobility, personal care, rehabilitation programmes and therapy input. The Support Worker will ensure all education, leisure, medical and therapeutic needs are met to a high standard. This shift involves a sleeping night which is paid at £8.72, the weekend rate is £15.00, and weekday is £13.00. The Saturday and Sunday shifts are a total of 20 hours and equate to £243.48. All figures quoted are gross. Additional hours are available during school holidays, and to cover absences.
Who this job would suit:
An enthusiastic, compassionate, reliable, flexible and experienced Support Worker that has previously worked within a family home. The Support Worker must be a confident driver, with their own car and be a confident swimmer and non-smoker.
What’s great about this job:
A comprehensive induction process and training in all areas of Sam’s support is provided, as well as a clear and concise support plan. The Support Worker will receive regular supervisions, so you will feel well equipped and have all the skills to support Sam. This is a permanent position with contracted hours.
Client/Family met by Snap?
Yes, 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.
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.