Title: Female Full-time Support worker | TN11, Hildenborough
Location: Hildenborough, TN11
Nearest Train: Hildenborough
Wage: £27456.00 gross per annum, £14.00 gross per hour weekdays, £16.00 gross per hour weekends
Driver Required? Essential
Use of a car? On duty, adapted automatic vehicle
Essential: Complex Medical Needs, including PEG feeding, suctioning, epilepsy and use of hoists
Desirable:NVQ level 2, although training/qualification can be provided for the right person.
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: 36-40 hours per week – hours variable on a rota system and will be a mixture of day and waking night shifts.
Family Pets: 2 Friendly dogs
About this client/child:
Anna (15) is a lovely girl who loves everything pink and glittery! Anna lives in a fully adapted house with her parents, siblings, Oliver, 13 and Emily, 8, and two very loving dogs (Labrador and Labradoodle). She has quadriplegic cerebral palsy, epilepsy and is non-verbal and visually impaired.All her medication and fluids are administered via PEG, she is oxygen dependent overnight and requires occasional suctioning.
Overview of role
Your role will be to provide holistic support to Anna. We require a patient and friendly support worker who can provide all aspects of care, from monitoring her at all times, personal care, administering medication and feeds. You will follow therapy programmes (after training) which are regularly updated by Anna’s therapists and of course having fun and entertain Anna with appropriate sensory activities.
Who this job would suit:
This position will suit a responsible, flexible, patient and alert support worker who enjoys providing 1:1 care in a home environment.
What’s great about this job
This is a very rewarding role and you will become part of Anna’s dediated team. The family are fully supportive and will provide training.
Client/Family met by Snap?
Yes, previously met; Snap have worked with this family for several years and are well-known to us.
Kamila is recruiting for this role
or 020 7729 2200
Snap Care is committed to safeguarding children, young people, and vulnerable adults. We are committed to equality of opportunity and recruitment/selection decisions are based only on individuals' ability to best do the job. *Where a specific gender is stated as essential, gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with paragraph 1, schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010.