Title: Support Worker
Location: Oxted, Surrey, RH8
Nearest Tube/Station: Oxted
Wage: £18.00 Gross per Hour
Driver Essential? Yes
Essential: Autism, learning disability and epilepsy experience
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: 3 afternoons per week (any weekday afternoon) 2.30pm - 6.30pm. Additional hours available if desired.
Family/Client Pets: Yes, a small family dog
About this client/child:
Ryan is 15 years old, he is an active young man who enjoys a range of activities from swimming to trampolining and loves sensory activities, such as water and sand play. Ryan has Autistic Spectrum Condition (ASC), a learning disability, epilepsy and can present with behaviour that may challenge. Ryan also has multiple allergies for which he carries an EpiPen. He is a great communicator, however, if he is feeling unwell or is tired, he can find it difficult to speak or vocalise his needs.
Overview of the Role:
The Support Worker will assist Ryan after school which starts with the school pick up and either attending an afterschool activity or if Ryan is tired, returning home for down/relax time or arranging an activity he will enjoy. As Support Worker you will be involved in all aspects of behaviour management, assist with personal care and administer medication. Ryan can at times require space if he is feeling anxious, therefore it is essential the Support Worker understands when to take a step back.
Who this job would suit:
A calm, creative, confident and energetic and fun Support Worker who enjoys working in a family setting and being out in the community. For this role, you must be a confident driver (use of an automatic car on duty), a non-smoker/vaper and confident swimmer.
What’s great about this job:
Ryan is well known to Snap and this role comes highly recommended by a previously placed Snap Support Worker. He is an engaging, endearing and charming young man who has overcome many challenges and continues to thrive. Excellent training provided in all areas of Ryan’s support and care plan.
Client/Family met by Snap?
No. We are working in association with a private client 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.