RM2 | SEN Support Worker - Essex

£18.00 Gross per Hour | £31,500.00 + Gross per Annum

Date Posted: Tuesday 14 May 2024

, Ref: 2753


SEN Support Worker in Romford, RM2. Exciting opportunity available for a proactive, creative, and engaging SEN Support Worker to support a cheeky, energetic, and funny 10 year old chap with Cerebral Palsy and ADHD. £31,500.00 Gross per Annum

Nearest Tube/Station: Gidea Park Railway Station (15 mins walk to family home)
Wage/Salary: £18.00 Gross per Hour | £31,590.00 + Gross per Annum
Driver Essential? Preferable, manual vehicle for use on duty 
Essential: A minimum of 2 years childcare experience, previously experience supporting a young person with ADHD and confident participating in and supporting a child during swimming sessions
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: Term-time: Monday to Friday, 4.00pm to 9.00pm. School Holidays: Monday to Friday, 8.00am to 8.00pm. Will consider a job share.
Family/Client Pets: Not applicable
Recruiter: Jade jade@snapcare.co.uk

About this client/child: Adam is 10 years old, living in Romford with his Mummy, Daddy, and younger brother. Adam has a long list of hobbies and interests, including dancing, swimming, playing with his toy vehicles, (especially tractors), video games, watching Disney movies, learning about animals; this list is not exhaustive! It is safe to say Adam loves life and is full of energy and fun. Adam has Cerebral Palsy and ADHD, he is mobile, only using a wheelchair for longer distances. He is an extremely capable young chap and is excited for his SEN Support Worker to assist him with his independence skills. Adam uses an iPad, sounds and gestures to support his verbal communication, he is specially making great progress with his communication using his iPad, a path Mum and Dad are keen to continue to develop.

Overview of role: Adam’s new SEN Support Worker will provide afterschool supporting, and once a relationship is built up, the role will be to establish an afterschool routine, support Adam with his self-help skills, continually promote his independence, implement his therapy programme (with guidance and training by his therapist), support with personal care and toilet training, plan fun and educational activities whilst supporting Adam’s overall development. Adam requires 2:1 support when out in the community, this will be provided by his parent or another team member. During the school holidays, Adam’s Mum and Dad plan activities and although the usual role and responsibilities will be the same, there is more scope to plan outings so Adam can really enjoy the holidays. The family can be flexible with days worked and can consider a job share. Please confirm your availability when applying.

Who this job would suit: A proactive, enthusiastic, patient, and confident SEN Support Worker. You do not have to come from a Nannying background; the most important experience for this role is that you have previously supported a young person with ADHD and have excellent childcare experience.

What’s great about this job: Adam has huge potential and with your support he will exceed all his goals and targets. Excellent personal centered training and the opportunity to work with an experienced therapist. Ongoing support and supervision provided by Adam’s case management team. Please apply today!

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. 

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