Title: Waking Night Carer
Location: Sevenoaks, TN15
Nearest Station: Sevenoaks
Wage: £28,080.00 + gross per annum
Driver Essential? Yes
Essential: Experienced waking night carer, experienced working within a family setting, childcare experience
Start Date: ASAP, permanent role
Days & Hours: 36 contracted hours per week (3 x 12 hour shifts)
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 Waking Night Carers to join Rosham team on a full-time, permanent basis. As Roshan Waking Night Carer you will assist with the bedtime routine and settle Roshan into his safe sleep system bed and ensure he is comfortable. You will follow a routine and strategies outlined by Roshan’s care plan and sleep specialist. The Waking Night Carer will tend to all Roshan’s needs throughout the night and monitor him from his therapy room, located next to his bedroom. Accurate record-keeping and documenting all tasks undertaken to provide care and support to Roshan is essential, therefore, you must be computer literate and demonstrate excellent communication skills. Shift time: 7.00pm – 7.00am, this role will involve working weekdays and weekends, rota provided 4 weeks in advance. Rates: £15.00 weekdays | £17.00 weekends | Gross per Hour
Who this job would suit:
A calm, empathetic and reliable waking night carer with previous experience working within a family setting. A confident driver (automatic) is essential, and we are ideally looking for a Waking Night Carer local to Sevenoaks. The family are moving home in the coming months (next year) however will continue to live in Sevenoaks.
What’s great about this job:
You will receive training in all aspects of Roshan care plan from highly trained and qualified therapists and have ongoing support from his 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
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