Senior Support Worker | Live in or Live out | GL6 - Gloucestershire

£16.00 - £18.00 Gross per Hour | Live in or Live out - Team Leader
Ref: 1496 Date Posted: Monday 11 Nov 2019
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Up to £18.00 Gross per Hour. Fantastic live-in opportunity is available in The Cotswold for an experienced senior support worker to manage a care team supporting a 12-year-old with cerebral palsy. Permanent contract (40 hours per week)






Title: Live in Senior Support Worker
Location: Stroud, GL6
Nearest Train Station: Stroud
Wage / Salary: £16.00 gross per hour weekdays | £18.00 gross per hour weekends | On-call Night Rate Weekdays: £87.39 | Weekends: £107.10 Gross per shifts (9.00 pm – 7.00 am)
Driver required? Essential. The family live in a rural area 6 miles from Stroud
Use of a car? On duty
Essential: Supporting a young client with a physical disability
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: Minimum 40 hours per week contract, please see shifts available below*
Accommodation: 3 bedroom annex, potentially sharing with two other team members

We are delighted to be working in association with a case management company 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.

A challenging, but rewarding position is now available for an exceptional senior support worker to help manage the care provision for a young man. Jamie, 12, is a fun-loving, engaging and mischievous chap who enjoys bike rides, swimming and playing games with his siblings. Jamie has cerebral palsy, is a wheelchair user and communicates using his computer; he requires support with all his care needs. Everyone who meets Jamie is quite captivated by him; he is a pleasure to work with.

The role involves working with the parents to ensure that appropriate care is provided for Jamie within the family home. You’ll ensure he receives the care, play, education and therapy support he requires as instructed by his therapists. Typical duties include arranging rota’s, writing and updating care plans, booking training and other administrative tasks. In addition to the above tasks, you’ll also provide 1:1 support to Jamie. He is a very bright, independent and determined young man who knows what he wants and is very capable of expressing his needs.

This job will suit a dedicated, confident and passionate support worker who wants to make a real difference to this young man’s life. A strong communicator, who is personable, empathetic and understanding. Jamie requires a strong and robust senior support worker who will be his advocate. A person he can have lots of fun with whilst continually promoting his independence and giving the encouragement he needs to reach his full potential.  

*Term time Monday to Friday 4.00 pm – 9.00 pm
School holidays and Weekends: Monday – Sunday 9.00 am – 9.00 pm
On-call Nights: Monday to Sunday 9.00pm – 9.00am (7.00am – 9.00am morning routine)

A wonderful opportunity to support a delightful young man with full induction training, on-going training, support and supervision. If you wish to be considered, please apply today.

Please note, whilst Snap endeavour to reply to all applications, some of our positions are so popular this is not possible and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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