Title: Support Worker
Location: Bexhill, TN39
Nearest Tube/Station: Bexhill
Wage/Salary: £15.00 to £17.00 gross per hour
Driver Essential? No, but if you do there is use of a vehicle when on duty
Essential: One year hands on experience supporting children with physical disabilities, Enhanced DBS or willing to obtain one, *female candidates only
Desirable: Manual handling
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: Term time: Monday and Wednesday, 3.30 pm to 8.00 pm / School holidays, Monday and Wednesday, 10.30 am to 8.00 pm and Saturdays, 09.00 am to 7.00 pm
Family/Client Pets: None
Recruiter: Janet MacLennan firstname.lastname@example.org
About this client/child:
Annie is 10 years old and lives with her mum and little sister. She is chatty and sociable and loves to be active. Just a few of her favourite things are playing with her toys, swimming, getting out and about on her trike, and spending time with her family. Annie has Cerebral Palsy affecting all four limbs, (she is a wheelchair user) and epilepsy. Annie eats orally and loves her food but requires gentle guidance and supervision with eating.
Overview of role:
Annie attends a local school which she loves. Your shift begins when she is dropped off by school transport. You will support her with developing social, self-help, skills, and exploring new interests hobbies. There will be some daily exercises to carry out before teatime and preparing for bedtime. Annie will require support in moving from her wheelchair to chair shower and personal care. On alternate Saturdays, Annie visits her dad, and you will accompany her. Term time: Monday and Wednesday, 3.30 pm to 8.00 pm / School holidays, Monday, and Wednesday, 10.30 am to 8.00 pm and Saturdays, 09.00 am to 7.00 pm
Who this job would suit:
A warm, funny, energetic *female support worker. You will have good hands-on experience to bring to this lovely role, fresh ideas on creative play and new and interesting activities.
What’s great about this job:
There is great on-going support and training from the family’s case management team, and you will be working with a lovely family who wants the support worker to have genuine excitement, in enabling Annie to live life to the fullest.
Who is recruiting for this role?
Our client is using our Advertising Package. The client will be carrying out all aspects of the recruitment process and will contact you directly if they would like to progress your application. By applying for this vacancy, you agree to our client having access to your CV. Please see our website for more information.
*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.