Title: On-Call Night Carer
Location: West Chiltington, West Sussex, RH20
Nearest Station: Pulborough
Wage: Up to £115.50 Gross per Night
Driver Essential? Yes
Essential: Experience supporting a client with a physical disability, nonsmoker/vaper
Start Date: ASAP, this is a permanent position
Days & Hours: Sunday and Monday 9.30pm – 8.30am
Family/Client Pets: Not applicable
About this client/child:
Tom is a 10-year-old cheeky chap who lives a full and active life and enjoys a range of activities from hydrotherapy to arts and crafts and exploring the great outdoors! He is friendly, sociable and an absolute pleasure to work with and support. Tom has cerebral palsy, is a wheelchair user and has a gastrostomy peg for his feed. As a result of his complex care and medical needs, Tom requires support to meet all his care needs and requires an experienced On-Call Night Carer to join his small care team.
Overview of role:
As On-Call Night Carer you will support Tom with all aspects of his night routine, getting him ready for bed, setting up his bedroom and sleep system, ensuring he is comfortable and settling him to sleep. As this is an On-Call Night you can then go to bed, however, you will need to be alert to Tom waking during the night via a CCTV monitor. He can have settled nights but is often disturbed a couple of times and can take time to settle back down; he may need repositioning to help him drift back off to sleep. In the morning, you will assist with the usual routine and help get Tom ready for school. The rate of pay for Sunday is £115.50 and Monday is £108.50 gross per shift.
Who this job would suit:
An experienced, friendly, kind and caring On-Call Night Carer with previous experience supporting a client with a physical disability. For this role, it is essential that you are a confident driver with your own car. It is essential that you are looking for a permanent role and willing to make a long-term commitment to Tom and will be available to travel and support on family holidays.
What’s great about this job:
Tom is well known to Snap; he has an excellent care team providing consistent and holistic support so you will have the opportunity to join this wonderful team and gain client-specific training and further skills.
Client/Family met by Snap?
Yes, however, we are working in association with a 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.
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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.