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Support Worker / Buddy - East Sussex

up to £15.00 Gross per Hour - Support Worker
Ref: 1282 Date Posted: Tuesday 30 Apr 2019
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Up to £15.00 Gross per Hour. Exciting role available in Sussex supporting a young, creative and independent 16 year old student.




Title: Support Worker / Buddy
Location: Uckfield, TN22
Nearest Train Station: Uckfield
Wage / Salary: £13.00 gross per hour weekdays | £15.00 gross per hour weekends
Driver required? Essential
Use of a car? Will need own car, mileage paid when used on duty,
Essential: Experience supporting young adults with a physical disability
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: Wednesday 5:00pm to 8:00pm and Saturday / Sunday 6 hours per shift. Working Saturday one week and Sunday the following. One weekend day every week.  
Family Pets: Yes, 3 dogs

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.

Out client is 16 years old, attends a mainstream school and will be completing her GCSE’s this year. Our client is a creative, adventurous and thrill-seeking individual who enjoys indoor sky-diving, zip lining and skiing. Our client has cerebral palsy, she is largely independent with most tasks however for long distances will require her wheelchair.

As a support worker / buddy you’ll assist with study and GCSE preparation, promoting our clients independence and develop her confidence in the community, accessing social events and activities. Our client has a passion and flair for textile and design with the aim of setting up a business in the future. It would be ideal if you have a similar passion or interest within arts and/or crafting. You’ll need to be fun, love to laugh and have a brilliant sense of humour with the ability to maintain a professional working relationship.

For this role it is essential you’re an experienced Female* Support Worker / Buddy, confident driver with access to your own car and happy to use it for work purposes.

If you wish to be considered for this role, please apply today with your updated CV. CV’s will be forwarded to our client’s case manager for consideration.

*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.

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

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