Up to £26.00 gross per hour for Bank Holidays. Positive and pro-active Maternity support worker to work with Jake aged 19
Title: *Female Maternity Support Worker
Location: Rochester, ME3
Nearest Tube/Station: Higham
Wage: : £13.00 gross weekdays, £15.00 gross weekends / waking nights, £26.00 gross Bank Holidays and minimum living wage gross sleeping nights
Driver required? Essential
Use of a car? On duty, manual wheelchair accessible vehicle provided (training provided)
Essential: DBS check, passionate and enthusiastic about caring for people with disabilities, willing to undertake necessary training, able to work as part of a team as well as being able to use own initiative
Desirable: Experience in caring for people with complex disabilities, PEG feeding, driving an adapted vehicle, NVQ 2/3
Start Date: June 2020
Days & Hours: 24 hours per week for 9 months. Flexible shift patterns: Weekdays: 3:30pm to 8.30 pm, Weekends: 8:30 am to 8.30 pm, Nights: 8.30 pm to 8.30 am. School holidays 24 hours: 12 hours day and night shifts
Family/Client Pets: 3 Dogs
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About this client/child:
Jake, 19, lives at home with his parents, three sisters and three family dogs! He has complex physical and neurological needs and requires constant assistance with all aspects of personal and medical care.
Overview of role:
This job will involve taking Jake out for different activities and trips, always with another support worker. When at home you will support Jake with his personal care and administer his medication via PEG. Experience with this is an advantage, but training and support will be given. The position will require the support worker to use a hoist.
Who this job would suit:
This job will suit a caring, energetic, flexible and pro-active support worker who is willing to work within a small team at Jake’s family home. In addition, previous experience supporting clients with complex physical needs would be desirable. You must be a team player and a sense of humour is vital. You must also be considerate to the family’s needs and privacy when working in their home.
What’s great about this job:
Great opportunity for a flexible support worker to join an experienced team and help maximise Jake’s independence. Training can be provided in this role. 5.6 weeks annual leave per year and £20 per week food allowance offered. To be considered for this wonderful role please apply today!
*Where a specific gender is stated as essential, gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement in accordance to paragraph 1, of schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010 for a female or male worker to work with our client.