Oakham, Full Time SEN Support Worker - Leicestershire

£12.80 gross per annum - Support Worker
Ref: 1532 Date Posted: Tuesday 07 Jan 2020
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£12.80 gross per hour. Great opportunity to join a small care team supporting Grace aged 17 with an Acquired Brain Injury (ABI). Lovely accommodation provided.





Title: Live-in *Female SEN Support Worker
Location: Oakham, LE15
Nearest Train Station: Oakham
Wage / Salary: Flat rate of £12.80 gross per hour for all shifts
Driver required? Essential
Use of a car? On duty, manual
Essential: Experience working with a young adult with ABI, administering medication via a PEG and able to work night shifts
Desirable: Supporting someone in a rehabilitation setting, good command of English & good swimmer
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: Mixture of Day & Night shifts, three to four x 12 hour shifts per week 8.00am to 8.15pm & 8.00pm to 8.15am
Family Pets: 2 cats, 4 dogs and 4 horses
Accommodation: Three-bed cottage in a beautiful rural location shared with one other support worker.

We are delighted to be working in association with a private client on this vacancy; they will be carrying out all of the 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.

Grace aged 17, has a tremendous sense of fun and is very engaging. She loves being around her animals, being outside and spending time with her close group of friends. Grace had an Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) in January 2018, this has mainly affected her speech, cognition and mobility. She was discharged from a London hospital in May 2019 May and returned to her family home in Leicester, where her family, care team and therapists have been implementing a rehabilitation program.

You will be joining a small care team where you will be taking direction from the Team Leader and therapists to ensure Grace receives the best care. Grace requires full assistance with her daily routines and all of her personal care needs. The role will include a mixture of PEG /oral feeding, medication administration, supporting her mobility via hoisting and assisting with all of her therapies. During the evenings the night care will take place in the main house. There will be an opportunity for additional hours supporting another Support worker / light household duties.

This job will suit someone who is calm but very proactive and able to bring lots of enthusiasm to the role, ideally a swimmer as Grace enjoys swimming and this is a great physio activity.  You should bring with you lots of enthusiasm and a caring fun nature. The family are looking for someone who can work well in a team setting and fit in well within a busy family home. You should be able to enjoy the remote area as the location is very rural. The family are looking for someone who can commit to them for at least one year in order to build a good relationship with the family.

This is wonderful opportunity to join a supportive family and care team where you can make a real difference to Grace’s life by maximising her opportunities and promoting her independence wherever possible. You will be provided with gorgeous accommodation in a beautiful location. To apply for this position please send your CV to Rachael at Snap.

*Gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with paragraph 1 of Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010 for a female worker to work with our client.

Please note, whilst Snap endeavour to reply to all applications, some of our positions are so popular this is not possible and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted


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