SL6 | SEN Support Worker - Berkshire

£17.00 Gross per Hour | £24,800.00 + Gross per Annum

Date Posted: Monday 01 July 2024

, Ref: 2805

SEN Support Worker in Bray, SL6. Monday to Friday position available for an experienced SEN Support Worker to assist a cheerful, happy, and engaging 12-year-old boy with Special Education Needs. £24,800.00 + Gross per Annum

Nearest Tube/Station: Maidenhead Railway. Will need own car to travel to and from family home
Wage/Salary: £24,800.00 + Gross per Annum | £17.00 Gross per Hour
Driver Essential? Yes, to travel to and from family home.
Essential: Experience supporting a young person with Autism Spectrum Condition
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: 28 hours on average per week. Monday to Friday: Term-time 3.30pm to 9.00pm and School Holidays 10.00am to 4.00pm. Please get in touch with your availability as we can consider a job share.
Family/Client Pets: Not applicable
Recruiter: Jade

About this client/child: Jake is a cheeky, energetic, and outgoing young chap with a love for swimming, train rides and water play. He enjoys playing in his sensory room and in general creating some mischief! Jake lives at home in Bray, Berkshire with his family and has a care team who provide day and night support. He has Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC), a Learning Disability, Development Delay, and a Visual Impairment. When at home, Jake is mobile, and when outside or for longer journeys he uses his wheelchair. Jake strives for his independence, and his family and team support and assist him to reach all his targets and goals.

Overview of role: Jake requires 1:1 assistance and support with his afterschool and bedtime routine, this will include assistance with personal care, self-help skills, supporting with afterschool activities, preparing meals and snacks, assisting and implementing therapy programmes (training provided by Jake’s therapist), and arranging fun and engaging learning and play opportunities. During school holidays you will plan daily outings and trips Jake can enjoy and participate in. The role will involve supporting Jake with self-regulation and helping him to manage his expressive behaviours. Each shift during term-time will be completed with a hand over to Jake’s night staff. It is essential that you are confident with documenting and recording accurate information, as Jake has a care log to be completed daily. Additional hours are available if desired, hours worked outside of the contract Monday to Friday role will be paid at the set hourly rate.

Who this job would suit: A candidate with excellent ASC experience, confident, a strong communicator and dedicated. You will bring new ideas, be creative and motivational. Jake’s requires an SEN Support Worker who will encourage and support him to reach is potential. Due to the family home’s location, you must be a driver with your own transport.

What’s great about this job: Supporting Jake is the best part of this role, he is a funny, gregarious young chap with a zest for life! You will be working as part of a dedicated, organised and professional team, and will receive regular training and supervision by Jake’s case management team.

Who is recruiting for this role? Our client is using our Shortlist Service. Snap Care will screen applications to confirm the essential criteria for the position is met. The client will then continue the recruitment process. By applying for this vacancy, you agree to us sending your CV and contact details to our client. Please see our website for more information. 

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