Title: Full-TimeSenior Support Worker
Location: Catford, SE6, London
Nearest Tube: Catford and Lewisham
Wage: Up to £18.00 Gross per hour | £33,000.00 Gross per Annum
Driver Essential? Yes
Essential: Experience supporting a younger client with complex needs, Team Leading/Senior Support Work experience, computer literate.
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: Contract 37.5 hours per week including 5 hours for admin duties
Family/Client Pets: Not Applicable
About this client/child:
Our client Benjamin is 9 years old, he lives at home with his Mummy and three brothers. Benjamin will be relocating to Croydon area towards the end of year / early next week. He is a smiley, happy and engaging young chap and loves to be included in all activities. Benjamin has Total Body Dystonia which affects all areas of his development, he is reliant on others to meet all of his needs and has 2:1 support, 24/7. Benjamin is a wheelchair user and uses hoists for all transfers.
Overview of role:
As Senior Support Worker you will have the opportunity to balance senior role duties and providing hands-on support to Benjamin. When supporting Benjamin alongside a team member, you will assist with all aspects of his care plan, personal care needs, manual handling, school runs, therapy and medical needs, and supporting Benjamin to engage in activities and explore new hobbies and interests.
5 hours are set aside each week to enable you to complete senior support worker tasks such as updating the care plans, assisting with rota planning, managing stocks, organising medical and therapy appointments in conjunction with his Mummy.
Shift pattern: Weekdays: 2.30pm to 9.00pm, Weekends: 8:00am to 8:00pm, Waking and Sleeping Nights: 8:00pm to 08:00am. Rota is provided 4 weeks in advance. Rates of pay: £17.00 weekdays/waking nights | £18.00 weekends/waking nights | Gross per Hour
Who this job would suit:
A reliable, confident and robust Senior Support Worker. You must be a confident driver, capable of driving a manual adapted vehicle. Excellent communicator and computer literate.
What’s great about this job:
Benjamin is well known to Snap; he is a charming young chap and has a great care team in place. This is a great hands-on role that will allow you to utilise your managerial skills and also continue to work hands with your client.
Client/Family met by Snap?
No. We are working in association with a case manager 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.
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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.