Up to £17.00 gross per hour. Full Time/Part Time Paediatric Support workers required for Oscar, 5 who has dyskinetic cerebral palsy and complex needs.
Paediatric support worker|Surrey, KT12
Title:Paediatric support worker
Location:KT12, Walton on Thames
Nearest Train:Walton on Thames
Wage:£15.00 gross per hour during the week and £17.00 gross per hour at weekends. Sleeping night shifts are paid at £11.80 per hour during the week and £12.80 per hour at the weekend.
Use of a car?On duty
Essential: Experience supporting children with complex medical needs, non-smoker, DBS
Days & Hours:Full and Part-time hours available including afternoon, evening, overnight (On-call) and weekends.
Accommodation:Spacious carer bedroom with en-suite bathroom, breakout area and kitchenette available while on duty
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.
We have an exciting opportunity to work with Oscar a fun, lovely and inspiring little boy. Oscar 5, has cerebral palsy and associated medical conditions. He loves to play role-play games, Lego and Paw Patrol toys. He adores technology and likes to be active. He is a very caring and determined little boy who is a joy to spend time with. Oscar is mobile but can be unsteady and suffers from fatigue, so will need someone proactive who can learn when to give extra support and when he requires quiet time. Oscar receives all liquids and medication through a PEG as he is at risk of aspirating on all fluids and has a soft, mashable diet. Full training and support will be provided on use of the PEG and medical and therapy requirements.
The successful candidates will need to energetic, fun and enthusiastic. The role includes school pick-ups, play-dates, implementing therapies at home in a fun way and taking Oscar to therapy activities such as swimming and horse riding. We are looking for skilled and experienced support workers who have excellent communication skills, are confident, energetic and have a positive, caring attitude. Tasks include assistance with personal care, play, mobility, hydration and medication via a PEG, and completing therapy programmes. The support worker(s) will be required to keep full and detailed records of their intervention and will follow guidance in the support plan and risk assessments.
This is a great opportunity to work with a lovely, fun and charming little boy with lots of potential where your input and care skills can make a really positive difference.
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