Title: Support Worker
Location: Sevenoaks, TN15
Nearest Station: Sevenoaks
Wage: £28,080.00 + Gross per Annum
Driver Essential? Yes
Essential: Experienced Support Worker, experience working within a family setting, childcare experience
Start Date: ASAP, permanent role
Days & Hours: 36 contracted hours per week
Family/Client Pets: Yes, puppy.
About this client/child:
Roshan is soon to be 6 years old and lives at home in Sevenoaks with his Mummy, Daddy and younger brother aged 2. Roshan is an active, social, and engaging chap with oodles of energy and a love for music, singing and waterplay. Roshan has cerebral palsy and is dependent on others to meet all his care needs. He is mobile through crawling and uses a wheelchair and walker to aid his mobility. He is pre-verbal and uses pictures and sounds to support his communication. This is a busy, active family home.
Overview of role:
We are recruiting for two experienced Support Workers on a full-time, permanent basis to join Roshan care team. Roshan requires support to complete all his daily tasks, to access the world around him and participate in all activities. As Roshan’s Support Worker you will facilitate, enable, and motivate him, implement his therapies and provide the highest level of care and support. It is essential that you are an excellent communicator and computer literate as you will be required to document and record information related to Roshan care. Currently, Roshan is being homeschooled due to COVID-19, and so the shifts weekdays and weekends are 12 hours, starting at 7.00am to 7.00pm. When he is back in school, during term-time you will work mornings and evenings: Shifts are: 7.00am to 10.00am, and 2.00pm to 7.00pm. Rates of pay: £15.00 weekdays, £17.00 weekends, Gross per Hour.
Who this job would suit:
A caring, bubbly, and proactive Support Worker with previous experience working within a family setting. A confident driver is essential, Roshan’s vehicle is an automatic adapted so you must be confident driving this type of vehicle. The family will be moving home in the coming months (next year) however will continue to live in Sevenoaks.
What’s great about this job:
Roshan is embarking on a very exciting time; this is his first experience of having full-time support and, he is very much looking forward to meeting his new team! You will receive excellent training in all aspects of Roshan care plan and therapy programme. Excellent support provided by the Team Leader and Case Manager.
Client/Family met by Snap?
No. We are working in association with a private client/case manager 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.
Jade is recruiting for this role
or 020 7729 2200
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