Title: Support Worker / Carer
Location: Cosham, PO6
Nearest Tube/Station: Cosham / Bedhampton
Wage: £11.00 Weekdays / Weekends| £15.00 Waking Nights | £8.72 Sleeping Nights | Gross per Hour
Driver required? Essential
Use of a car? On duty, large automatic drive vehicle
Essential: Previous experience supporting a client with cerebral palsy and epilepsy
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: 20 - 30 Hours plus per week**
Family/Client Pets: Yes 1 Dog and 2 Cats.
About this client/child:
Our client Joe is 10 years old; he is a cheeky chap with a great big smile and is full of mischief. Joe has cerebral palsy, epilepsy and complex care and medical needs including a PEG. He is a wheelchair user and he is gaining confidence with his verbal language and uses Eye-Gaze and AAC to support his communication. Joe requires support 24/7, he lives at home with his Mummy and Daddy and is supported by a fantastic care team which is expanding.
Overview of role:
Joe is dependent on others to meet all his care needs, you will provide 1:1 support assisting with all his daily needs, following his care plan and implementing therapy programmes. Joe requires suctioning at times, and chest physio regularly. He receives his medication via PEG and is given emergency medication for his epilepsy when required. Joe is currently living in Cosham however will be relocating near to Alton when the new family home is ready in around 12 months. There is a minimum of 20 hours available on this package and the shifts times are:
Monday to Friday: 7.00am – 10.00am | 2.00pm – 8.00pm
Nights: 8.00pm – 7.00am
Weekends: 7.00am – 2.00pm | 2.00pm – 8.00pm
Who this job would suit:
A friendly, calm, down to earth and proactive support worker/carer that enjoys working within a small care team. A support worker/carer who is passionate about their work and wants to make a positive influence on a young person’s life and provide the best support to ensure they meet their full potential.
What’s great about this job:
Joe is an absolute pleasure to work with and support, you will have the opportunity to join a small but hardworking care team and be supported by a hands-on team leader and case manager. Excellent training is also available.
Client/Family met by Snap?
Yes, Jade from Snap had the pleasure of meeting Joe, his family and team leader (Online, due to the current COVID-19 outbreak).
Jade is recruiting for this role
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