SE6 | Maternity Cover Support Worker - London

£15.00 - £17.00 Gross per Hour - Support Worker
Ref: 1618 Date Posted: Tuesday 17 Mar 2020
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SE6 | Maternity Cover 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: Please see shift pattern below*
Family/Client Pets: No

About this client/child:
Benjamin 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 Benjamin throughout the night, assisting with personal care, feeding, implementing therapy programmes, administering medication, light nursery and encouraging a good sleep routine.  


Set shifts available:
Week 1- 
Monday: 8.00pm – 8.30am (waking night)
Wednesday: 3.30pm – 8.00pm
Thursday: 3.30pm – 8.00pm
Sunday: 8.00am – 8.00pm

Week 2-

Monday: 8.00pm – 8.30am (waking night)
Wednesday: 3.30pm – 8.00pm
Thursday: 3.30pm – 8.00pm
Saturday: 8.00am – 8.00pm
Sunday: 8.00am – 8.00pm


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, team leader and case manager. This is a maternity cover however there is potential to join the team on a permanent basis after the contract has come to an end.



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Jade is recruiting for this role
or 020 7729 2200 

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