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Part Time Waking Night Carer / Support Worker|Highbury, N5 - North London

£15.00 Gross per Hour - Epilepsy - Night Positions
Ref: 1411 Date Posted: Monday 05 Aug 2019
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£15.00 Gross per hour. Intuitive and engaging Waking Night Carer / Support Worker required for 2/3 shifts per week for Noah with Dravet syndrome and autism. Night and day shifts available on a set rota basis. 





Title: Part time Waking Night Carer / Support Worker|Highbury, N5
Location: Highbury, N5
Nearest Tube Station: Highbury and Islington
Wage: £15.00 gross per hour 
Driver required? Not Required 
Essential: Supporting children or young adults with learning difficulties and in particular ASD would be an advantage. 
Desirable: Experience working with clients with Epilepsy
Start Date: ASAP 
Days & Hours: 2- 4 shifts per week available covering waking nights and Saturday day shifts.  Full time and part time role available. 10.00 pm - 7.30 am 

Noah (10) is a lively, energetic boy. He has Dravet syndrome which presents with multiple seizures and developmental delay causing difficulties with language and motor skills. Noah is also autistic and has a tube in place mainly for his medication. Noah requires regular morning and evening medicine and occasionally requires emergency medication to resolve his seizures.

Your role as waking night support worker / carer will be to monitor Noah throughout the night for seizures and wakefulness. Noah is awake a lot during the night, so he will require gentle comforting to help him get back to sleep. 

This job will suit someone who has worked within a small hometeam set up and who is adaptable to working both nights and days. We are particularly keen to hear from candidates with a background in Psychology, SEN or OT. 

This is a fantastic opportunity for flexible,energetic and confident Support Worker with a sincere interest in working with a child with such diverse needs as Noah. 

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