Title: Support Worker | GL53
Location: Cotswolds, (7 miles from Cheltenham)
Nearest Train Station: Not applicable
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 to travel to and from work
Essential: Previous experience providing personal centered support to a young person with complex needs. Experience working with a family setting and the community
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: Term time: 3 afternoons per week (flexible) 3.30pm to 6.00pm and Saturday 1.00pm to 4.00pm. 20 hours available during school holidays, negotiable depending on activities.
Family Pets: Two small dogs
We are delighted to be working in association with a case management company 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.
Josh is 7 years old and a vibrant, happy and active character. He has cerebral palsy and limited mobility, requiring support to meet all his care needs. Josh lives at home with his family and is cared for by a small home care team throughout the day and night. Josh is capable of making his needs known and is independent minded.
In this position you will support Josh with all aspects of his care and support plan including therapeutic care, personal care, accessing leisure and social activities, assisting with nutrition and medication intake, and, exploring new interests and activities. This role will be based in Josh’s family home and out in the community. Josh requires a support worker who will develop his independence and confidence, enabling him to live a full and active life whilst ensuring he reaches his full potential.
For this role you’ll be patient and calm with experience following care plans and excellent communication skills to liaise with Josh’s parents, case manager and other professionals involved in his care package. Confident driver with their own car and a non-smoker is essential for this role.
Induction and training will be provided. If you wish to be considered for this role please apply today with your updated CV and Snap will be happy to forward this over to 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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