Slough, SL3 |Female SEN Support Workers - Berkshire

Up to £13.00 depending on experience - Support Worker
Ref: 1581 Date Posted: Friday 31 Jan 2020
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Up to £13.00 gross per hour depending on experience. Support Workers to support Jodie aged 37 who has an Acquired Brain Injury (ABI). Variety of part-time positions available.

 

 

 


 

Title: *Female SEN Support Workers
Location: Slough, SL3
Nearest Tube/Station: Slough / Langley
Wage: £11.00 to £13.00 gross per hour dependent upon experience
Driver required? Preferable
Use of a car? Own car would be preferable
Essential: Previous experience in a caring role including basic training and personal care responsibilities and able to manage behaviours that can challenge.
Desirable: Knowledge/insight of Acquired Brain Injury
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: Mix of shifts available up to 14 hours, 8.00am to 10.00 pm, worked as part of a team

We are delighted to be working in association with a private client/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.

About this client:
Our client Jodie, is 37 years old with a severe physical disability and Acquired Brain Injury, (including behavioural challenges). Jodie enjoys conversation, jovial banter, quizzes, board games, low-level rehab exercise, cooking, music, watching TV and outings. Jodie is wheelchair dependent and requires 2:1 care for all activities of daily living, personal care and social stimulation. Jodie is of high intellect and dislikes being treated as if a child or unintelligent person. Because of her ABI, Jodie can make very blunt remarks with no filter, these comments should not be taken personally.

Overview of role:
As Jodie’s Support Worker, you’ll assist with all activities of daily living and support her to try to accomplish things she can’t do by herself. Part of the role will involve domestic tasks related to the client such as laundry, basic cooking/meal preparation and washing up. Full training provided by the client’s mother who is an integral part of the team.

Who this job would suit:
This job will suit competent support workers ideally with energy, enthusiasm, wit, initiative and stamina. You should be broad-minded and able to brush off remarks or abusive language without taking offence. For continuity of support, the family may require one to two 14 hours shifts per week, from 8.00am to 10.00pm, worked as part of a 2:1 care team.  Please contact us with your availability.

What’s great about this job:
This is a great opportunity to work as part of a supportive team where full training will be provided and in turn make a positive difference on Jodie’s life.

To apply, send your CV and a short supporting statement to: rachael@snapcare.co.uk

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
 

“We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff, and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships." 
 
*Where a specific gender is stated as essential, gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement in accordance to paragraph 1, of schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010 for a female or male worker to work with our client.

rachael@snapcare.co.uk

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Email: rachael@snapcare.co.uk or call on 020 7729 2200 for more information about this position or other opportunities.

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