Bank Support Worker / Carer
Location: Catford, South East London, SE6
Nearest Tube/Station: Catford
Wage: £15.00 Weekdays £17.00 Weekends, gross per hour. £120.00 weekdays | £136.00 Weekends (on-call night), gross per shift
Driver required? Yes, essential
Use of a car? Yes, adapted, manual drive
Essential: Experience supporting a young client with complex care needs, experience working within a family setting
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: Bank / Casual hours available
Family/Client Pets: No
About this client/child:
Benjanmin is nearly 10 years old, he is a busy bee who enjoys a range of activities which include watching Mickey Mouse and spending time outdoors. Benjamin has Total Body Dystonia which affects all areas of his development. He is a wheelchair user, dependent on others to meet all his care needs and uses a hoist for transfers. Benjamin lives at home with his Mummy and 3 brothers; he loves spending time with his family.
Overview of role:
Benjamin requires 2:1 support 24/7, the role will involve providing hands-on care and support during the day, monitoring him throughout the night, assisting with personal care, feeding, implementing therapy programmes, administering medication and encouraging a good sleep routine, it will also include light nursery duties This bank contract will include working a mixture of days and nights. This is a busy family home, so it is ‘all hands on deck’ when needed!
Who this job would suit:
A confident, sensitive and experienced support worker with excellent communication skills and previously has worked in a family setting supporting a young client with complex care needs.
What’s great about this job:
Benjamin is a pleasure to work with and you’ll also be supported by a fantastic team and case manager. This is a flexible role so it is ideal for a support worker wishing to pick up additional hours.
Jade is recruiting for this role
or 020 7729 2200
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