Title: Support Worker
Location: Wickford, Essex, SS12
Nearest Tube/Station: Wickford
Wage: £14.00 Weekdays | £16.00 Weekends | Gross per Hour
Driver required? Essential, automatic drive
Use of a car? On Duty.
Essential: Experience supporting a client with a learning and physical disability, manual handling and hoist experience as well as providing personal care
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: Please see shift pattern below** Day and Night Support
Family/Client Pets: Yes, 1 dog
About this client/child:
Our fabulous client Jessica is 20 years old, living with her family in Wickford. Jessica is a happy, engaging, and sociable young lady who enjoys a range of activities including shopping, going to restaurants, visiting zoos and farms, and yoga. Jessica has cerebral palsy, a severe learning disability and epilepsy. Although she is dependent on others to meet her care needs, she strives for her independence and is very capable to make her own choices.
Overview of role:
Jessica has just finished school and will be attending college and a day centre once these resources open back up following COVID-19, Jessica requires 1:1 hands-on practical support this includes personal care and administering medication. The Support Worker will assist Jessica in the afternoon/evening doing activities at home or spending time together out in the community before the bedtime routine starts. For this role, you must be confident in all aspects of personal care, manual handling and using tracking hoists. Training is provided and Jessica’s house is fully adapted however previous experience in these areas is essential.
Tuesday to Friday: 4.00pm - 8.45pm
2 Wednesday Night and 1 Thursday Night per month: 8.45pm – 6.45am
3 Sundays per month: 11.00am – 8.45pm
Who this job would suit:
A confident, reliable, and trustworthy experienced *Female Support Worker. Jessica and her parents would ideally like to employ a Support Worker who are living locally to the family home. This is a permanent contract, so please only apply if you can commit to this position on a long-term basis. The client can consider 2 Support Workers to job share the hours advertised.
What’s great about this job:
Jessica is a happy, loving and kind natured young lady, she is a pleasure to work with and support. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Support Worker to join Jessica’s team.
Jade is recruiting for this role
or 020 7729 2200
Snap Care is committed to safeguarding children, young people, and vulnerable adults. We are committed to equality of opportunity and recruitment/selection decisions are based only on individuals' ability to best do the job. *Where a specific gender is stated as essential, gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with paragraph 1, schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010.