Title: Weekend Support Worker / PA
Location: Bracknell RG42
Nearest Tube/Station: Bracknell
Wage: £13.00 Weekends | £12.00 Weekdays | Gross per Hour | £312.00 Gross per Weekend
Driver required? Essential, automatic adapted vehicle
Use of a car? On Duty
Essential: Experience supporting a client with a physical disability on a 1:1 basis, confident in all aspects of personal care and manual handling.
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: One weekend per month Saturday and Sunday 8.00am – 8.00pm. Additional weekday hours and sleep in shifts available
Family/Client Pets: Yes, 2 dogs.
About this client/child:
Our client Sarah is 23 years old; an outgoing, social, and bright young lady. Sarah lives independently with the support of her care team in a fully adapted annex, joined to her family home. Sarah has cerebral palsy, she is a wheelchair user, has a gastrostomy PEG in situ for her medication and enjoys a modified diet orally, and is totally dependent on others to meet all her needs. Sarah has good receptive understanding, and she communicates using communication aids and non-verbal responses.
Overview of role:
Sarah requires an experienced female* Support Worker/PA to join her care team and provide hands-on practical support assisting with all aspects of her care plan, therapy programmes, daily routine and personal care needs. As Sarah’s Support Worker you will enable and empower her to access appropriate activities in the community, explore new hobbies and interests and continually promote her self-help and independence skills. You must be confident supporting a client on a 1:1 basis, and competent using a computer, complete documents, send emails etc., and be confident in communicating and liaising with healthcare professionals.
Who this job would suit:
A creative, organised and reliable Support Worker/PA with previous experience supporting a young adult with a physical disability. You must be able to work on your own initiative, have excellent communication skills and be a confident driver.
What’s great about this job:
Excellent training available in all aspects of Sarah’s care, in particular gastrostomy PEG feeding. Ongoing supervision and support provided by Sarah’s case manager. You will have the opportunity to join a hardworking and friendly care team. This is a permanent role with contracted weekly hours and scope for overtime.
Client/Family met by Snap?
No. We are working in association with a private client/case manager on this vacancy; they will be carrying out 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.
Jade is recruiting for this role
or 020 7729 2200
Snap Care is committed to safeguarding children, young people, and vulnerable adults. We are committed to equality of opportunity and recruitment/selection decisions are based only on individuals' ability to best do the job. *Where a specific gender is stated as essential, gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with paragraph 1, schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010.