SEN Support Worker, Itchingfield, RH13. A flexible and dynamic role with excellent training opportunities available for a SEN Support Worker to work with a bright and engaging young chap with a physical disability. Up to £19.00 Gross per Hour.
Nearest Tube/Station: Not applicable
Wage/Salary: £17.00 Weekdays | £19.00 Weekends | Gross per Hour
Driver Essential? Yes, WAV (automatic drive) for use on duty
Essential: Confidence supporting young people with additional needs, non-smokers/vapers
Desirable: Knowledge or experience of Conductive Education
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: We can offer up to 30 hours per week, however, very flexible for the right candidate. A mixture of shifts, days, weekends, and nights available. Please get in touch with your availability.
Family/Client Pets: 1 cat
Recruiter: Jade firstname.lastname@example.org
About this client/child: Felix is 10 years old; he is an active, intelligent, and determined young man who has recently become a big brother! Felix has a long list of hobbies and interests, including swimming, baking, story-time, socialising with his peers, and loves to be outdoors. He has dystonic cerebral palsy and epilepsy, and as a result, is dependent on others to meet all his care needs. Felix follows the ethos of Conductive Education, which means he is enabled by his support team to be as independent as possible in all his activities of daily living. He uses a communication device talker and is very capable of making his needs and wishes known; he loves general chit-chat! He lives in a fully adapted home with his family in West Sussex. Felix strives for his independence and with the support of his expert therapists, support team, and parents, he is making excellent progress!
Overview of role: His team of Support Workers / PA’s assist Felix in all areas of his care plan, ADL’s, self-help skills, and therapy programmes, whilst continually promoting his independence and working on his overall development. This role is all about supporting Felix to reach his full potential, with excellent training provided by his team of therapists and conductor (conductive education specialist) you will be confident in your role and learn invaluable new skills and knowledge along the way. We are building a team to provide 2:1 support, therefore we are extremely flexible and will work around your availability. Afternoon shifts start at 3.15 pm to 8.30 pm, weekends and school holidays offer 11-hour day shifts starting at 9.00 am and waking nights from 8.30 pm to 8.30 am.
Who this job would suit: This role will suit an active, dedicated, and proactive SEN Support Worker / PA; you may be currently working in a support team, seeking additional hours, or looking for the opportunity to learn new skills. You will be working alongside another team member and/or Felix’s parents who are wholly supportive and invested in building a positive dynamic team.
What’s great about this job: Working with Felix is of course the best part of this role; he has huge potential, and you will be able to see the big and small achievements. The team is very flexible, and we can work around your availability. We offer excellent training opportunities, ongoing supervision, and support; and you will be part of the amazing team Felix! Get in touch today to discuss your availability.
Who is recruiting for this role? Our client is using our Shortlist Service. Snap Care will screen applications to confirm the essential criteria for the position is met. The client will then continue the recruitment process. By applying for this vacancy, you agree to us sending your CV and contact details to our client. Please see our website for more information.