Title: Support Worker
Location: Camberwell, SE5
Nearest Tube/Station: Camberwell / Denmark Hill
Wage: £15.00 Gross per Hour Weekdays | £17.00 Gross per Hour Weekends
Driver required? Essential
Use of a car? Yes, adapted vehicle, automatic drive
Essential: Experience supporting a younger client with complex care needs, non-smoker / non-vaper
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: Please see below*
Family/Client Pets: None
About this client/child:
Our client Seb is 10 years old, living at home with Mum, Dad and his brother and sister. He is supported at home and in school by a team of support workers, therapist and waking night carers. Seb is a bright and engaging little boy and has cerebral palsy and developmental delay which affects him physically. Seb uses Eye Gaze to support his communication. He is fed and has his medication administered via a gastrostomy and is completely dependent on others for all of his personal care, feeding and mobilisation.
Overview of role:
As Seb’s support worker you’ll assist with his afterschool routine, plan and organise activities he can enjoy with his siblings, provide hands-on practical support with personal care, medication, homework, feeding, preparing pureed feeds and also assist with implementing his therapy programmes.
Term Time: 2 or 3 afternoon per week 3.00pm - 7.30pm
School Holidays and Covid-19 Hours: 9.30am - 7.30pm
Alternate Weekends: Saturday: 9.30am - 6.00pm, Sunday: 9.30am - 7.30pm
Please get in touch with your availability, we are happy to consider part-time contracts.
Who this job would suit:
Seb is looking for a confident and energetic Support Worker who has previous experience caring for a child with complex care needs, however an aptitude for hands-on learning is key and a willingness to learn on the job, coupled with a true passion for working with children would suit this position. This is a permanent role so we are looking for long term commitment.
What’s great about this job:
This is a flexible role and we will work with a suitable applicant’s availability. If you are interested please apply today and Jade will be in touch to discuss the next steps.
Jade is recruiting for this role
or 020 7729 2200
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