Title: Support Worker / Personal Assistant | London, SE1
Nearest Tube Station: Southwark
Wage / Salary: £29,310.00 gross per annum
Driver required? Preferable
Use of a car? On duty
Essential Experience: Supporting a client with a physical disability
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: Provide 24/7 care on a rolling rota. Lucy has a team of 3 people supporting her. Shifts include some sleeping nights.
Lucy is 23 years old and works full-time as a journalist for a broadcasting organisation and is living independently with the assistance of her care team in Southwark. Lucy has cerebral palsy and is a wheelchair user. Snap are seeking a full-time member of her care team to provide 1:1 support.
Lucy has independent mobility in her electric wheelchair, but requires assistance in many areas. She needs help with all personal care, feeding, dressing etc. You will be responsible for cooking, doing washing and keeping the flat tidy and clean. Lucy may ask you to do some shopping or you may accompany her to do it.
You will assist Lucy to get up and ready for work quickly and on time. You’ll then accompany her to work and be available for her personal care needs, but she’s largely independent at work. During her working day you may be required to run errands and take messages etc.
During the night, Lucy may need assistance to use the toilet or repositioning, however it will mostly be a sleeping night shift.
Lucy needs a Support Worker / Personal Assistant she can rely on and who will not only provide the highest quality of care, but who is also a person she can bond with, have a laugh and most importantly feel comfortable with.
Lucy enjoys being out and about in London. She has a busy social life and enjoys spending time with friends. This can include going for drinks in a bar or meeting for dinner and shows. She is somewhat of a night-owl. It is essential that you are comfortable with this aspect of the role – your role is to enable Lucy to live her life how Lucy wants to. We are looking for someone who can enjoy these activities, while knowing when to give Lucy space.
Please speak with Jade at Snap to find out more about this fantastic opportunity.
*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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