Paediatric Support Worker - Herefordshire

Up to £14.50 gross per hour - Support Worker
Ref: 1242 Date Posted: Wednesday 20 Feb 2019
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Up to £14.50 gross per hour! Fantastic opportunity to join a home care team and support a delightful 7-year-old boy who has an acquired brain injury (ABI) and complex needs. Excellent training opportunities.  




Title: Paediatric Support Worker / Healthcare Assistant
Location: Leominster Herefordshire, HR6
Nearest Train / Tube Station: Leominster
Wage / Salary: £11.00 to £14.50 gross per hour (according to shifts worked)
Driver required? Essential
Use of a car? On duty, manual
Essential: Childcare experience (SEN / Complex needs training available)
Desirable: Supporting a child with similar needs, swimmer
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: Full and part-time hours available. You’ll need to be available to work both day and night shifts, shifts are 12 hours, rotas prepared 1 month in advance
Family Pets: One dog

We are delighted to be working in association with a case management company on this vacancy; they will be carrying 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.

Archie is a cheeky, fun-loving 7-year-old boy who enjoys going to school, swimming, playing games and outings such as visiting the zoo. Archie has an Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) and complex medical needs which includes ventilation via a tracheostomy, receiving nutrients via a PEG feed and all personal care. Archie needs people to treat him as any other 7-year-old and won’t take kindly to being treated as a baby.

Archie has a team of people supporting him at home and there are openings for three female* support workers. Whilst Archie’s needs are complex, excellent training is provided so you will be fully equipped to meet Archie’s clinical needs. (You’ll even get paid at £8.00 an hour while receiving training!)

Ideally, you’ll have a background supporting a child with similar needs, but with excellent training and support provided, this is also open to individuals who are passionate about providing the best care and would like to gain experience providing complex clinical care. 

If you’d like to join Archie’s dedicated team, send your CV and ideally a brief supporting statement and we’ll forward your CV to our client for their consideration.

*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.

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