Title: Full Time/ Part time Waking Night Carer / Support Worker
Location: Highbury, N5
Nearest Tube Station: Highbury and Islington
Wage: £15.00 gross per hour | £28,080.00 gross per annum, based on contracted hours. Additional hours paid at hourly rate.
Driver required? Not Required
Essential: Supporting children or young adults with learning difficulties and in particular ASD would be an advantage.
Desirable: Experience working with clients with Epilepsy
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: Minimum 36 hours per week, covering waking nights and Saturday day shifts. Full time and part time role available
Noah (10) is a lively, energetic boy. He has Dravet syndrome which presents with multiple seizures and developmental delay causing difficulties with language and motor skills. Noah is also autistic and has a tube in place mainly for his medication. Noah requires regular morning and evening medicine and occasionally requires emergency medication to resolve his seizures.
Your role as waking night support worker / carer will be to monitor Noah throughout the night for seizures and wakefulness. Noah is awake a lot during the night, so he will require gentle comforting to help him get back to sleep.
This job will suit someone who has worked within a small hometeam set up and who is adaptable to working both nights and days. We are particularly keen to hear from candidates with a background in Psychology, SEN or OT.
This is a fantastic opportunity for flexible,energetic and confident Support Worker with a sincere interest in working with a child with such diverse needs as Noah.
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