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St Katharine Docks, E1W | *Female SEN Support Worker - London

Up to £16.00 gross per hour - Support Worker
Ref: 1269 Date Posted: Thursday 11 Apr 2019
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Up to £16.00 gross per hour. Join a small home care team supporting a delightful 8 year old who has Cerebral Palsy. (Training and travel opportunities provided)





Title: *Female SEN Support Worker
Location: ST Katharine Docks, E1W
Nearest Tube Station: Tower Hill
Wage / Salary: Weekday: £14.00, Weekend: £16.00 gross per hour, on call Night: £102.00 gross per night
Driver required? Essential
Use of a car? On duty, adapted vehicle (lessons will be given)
Essential: Cerebral Palsy, flexibility to work different shifts/days of the week, happy to travel with family 1 – 2 weeks per year and must be a non-smoker.
Desirable: Previous PEG feeding, manual handling and hoist experience
Start Date: ASAP
End Date: 1 year contract, renewable
Days & Hours: Part-time role available (average of 30 hours a week). Shifts include a mix of days (outside of school hours), on-call nights, weekday and weekends, based on a 2 week rota. Accommodation: For night shifts: Good sized room provided with bed and sink

We are delighted to be working in association with a case management company on this vacancy; they will be carrying 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.

Eesa is a charming 8 year old who enjoys being around people and loves being the centre of attention. He will definitely let you know when he finds something amusing; his infectious laugh echos throughout the house. He has a great relationship with his two siblings and enjoys spending time with them. Eesa has Cerebral Palsy and developmental delay. He is fed via a PEG and presents with severe reflux and needs to be turned twice during the night. Eesa is making good progress with his communication and is able to say some basic words but he mainly communications through PECS and facial expressions – he has fantastic cognitive understanding.

The family are looking for three support workers to join his current small team. Eesa requires 2:1 support and your role will be to assist him with all of his daily needs. This will involve all personal care aspects, stimulation through play, therapeutic input and observations, PEG feeding, arranging activities in the community and specific housekeeping duties related to Eesa.

This job will suit someone who is reliable, punctual and who can offer the family a degree of flexibility. You must be able to work well in a team setting and able to use your own initiative. The family welcome people who are energetic, caring and nurturing. You should be confident to take the lead at times but also know when to take a step back. Clear spoken and written English is essential to fully support Eesa in his future development. The family enjoy going on holidays and there will be the potential to travel with the family, all expenses paid.

*Gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with paragraph 1 of Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010 for a female worker to work with our client.

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