Title: Male Support Worker
Location: Gerrards Cross, SL9
Nearest Train Station: Gerrards Cross
Wage: Up to £17.00 gross per hour
Driver required? Yes
Use of Car: On duty
Essential: Working with young people with cerebral palsy, satisfactory DBS and reference
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: A mixture of weekdays and weekends
About this client:
Alex, 9 is an active and sporty young man. He is football-crazy and loves to try any new sport. He is very sociable and likes to be around people, chat and play pranks and jokes! Alex has quadriplegic cerebral palsy, epilepsy and dysarthria and dysphagia. He is a keen communicator and if he cannot be understood he will use his iPad or Makaton signs. Alex attends a mainstream school; he is curious and enthusiastic about learning and enjoys going to school.
Overview of role:
Your role as Support Worker, will be to assist Alex with all his daily tasks. You will support him at home and in the community, assist with personal care and therapy routines and encourage Alex to become as independent as possible. Hours available are Term-time: 2 weekday shifts on a rota basis 4.30pm to 7.30pm and Saturday and Sunday 10.00am to 7.30pm. School holidays: 2 weekday shifts, Saturday and Sunday 10.00am to 7.30pm. The hourly rate is £15.00 gross per hour weekdays and £17.00 gross per hour weekends.
Who this job would suit:
This job will suit a friendly and energetic Male support worker who will connect with Alex and also offer reassurance to Alex’s mother. You will be sporty, experienced and understand the importance to promote independence.
What’s great about this job:
This is a fantastic part-time permanent position to start ASAP. You will gain new skills e.g. Communication, physiotherapy etc. and Alex will be a great young client to work with!
Client/Family met by Snap?
No. We are working in association with a private client 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.
Kamila is recruiting for this role
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