TN11 | Complex Care Support Worker - Kent

£16.22 - £18.20 Weekdays | £18.51 - £20.28 Weekends  | £31,000.00 + Depending on Experience

Date Posted: Monday 01 July 2024

, Ref: 2810

Support Worker / Carer, Hildenborough, TN11. A full-time position is available for a professional, dedicated, and proactive Support Worker / Carer to assist a young lady with complex care medical needs. £31,000.00 + Gross per Annum

Nearest Tube/Station: Hildenborough (15-minute walk to family home)
Wage/Salary: £16.22 - £18.20 Weekdays | £18.51 - £20.28 Weekends  | £31,000.00 + Depending on Experience
Driver Essential? Yes, WAV automatic drive for use on duty
Willingness to learn and a genuine passion to work within health and social care, experience in care work preferred but not essential as full training will be provided. This role is open to *female-only applicants.
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: 36.75 – 49 hours available per week, working 12.15 hours shifts. Start time: 06.45am – 7.00pm
Family/Client Pets: 2 friendly dogs.
Recruiter: Jade

About this client/child: Phoebe (19) is a lovely young lady who loves everything pink, glittery and all things music and dance! Phoebe lives with her parents, younger siblings, and two very loving dogs (Labrador and Labradoodle) in Hildenborough. Phoebe has quadriplegic cerebral palsy, complex care/medical needs, epilepsy, she is non-verbal, and has a visual impairment. All medication and fluids are administered via a PEG, she is oxygen-dependent overnight, and requires occasional suctioning. Phoebe’s home is fully adapted, and she has her own area (bedroom, bathroom, kitchen, and therapy room) in her family home. Phoebe has a care team in place providing round-the-clock support (2:1 daytime and 1:1 waking night, and there is an opening for a Support Worker / Carer to join her team.  All training is provided.

Overview of role: The Support Worker / Carer will provide holistic support to Phoebe in all aspects of her health, care, and medical needs. Working alongside a team member you will support and enable Phoebe to participate in activities, family life, hobbies, and social events. There is the opportunity to travel with the family to support Phoebe on her summer holidays. The successful Support Worker / Carer will be offered a full-time contract, working days on a rota basis, and will include some weekend days. Part-time availability will be considered. The rota is provided a minimum of 4 weeks in advance.

Who this job would suit: This position will suit a responsible, flexible, patient, and warm *female Support Worker / Carer. The ideal role for you if you are interested in upskilling and moving into complex care.

What’s great about this job: ‘Team Phoebe’ is a place for dedicated Healthcare professionals. The opportunities available for training and continued professional development are fantastic.  Ongoing support and supervision provided by the team leader and case manager. Apply today to find out all about what this fantastic position has to offer.

Who is recruiting for this role?  Our client is using our Shortlist Service. Snap Care will screen applications to confirm the essential criteria for the position is met. The client will then continue the recruitment process. By applying for this vacancy, you agree to us sending your CV and contact details to our client. Please see our website for more information. 


Please note: *Where a specific gender is stated as essential, gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement in accordance to paragraph 1, of schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010 for female or male worker to work with our client.

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