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Weekend Support Worker - Gloucestershire

Up to £15.00 Gross per Hour - Support Worker
Ref: 1378 Date Posted: Friday 09 Aug 2019
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£15.00 Gross per Hour. Weekend Support Worker required for a home care package providing support to a 12-year-old boy with cerebral palsy near Stroud, GL6. Job share considered.





Weekend Support Worker
Location: Near Stroud, GL6
Nearest Train Station: Kemble or Stroud
Wage / Salary: £15.00 gross per hour weekends | On-call Night Sat: £110.10 Sun: £106.10 Gross per Shift
Driver required? Essential. The family lives in a rural area 6 miles from Stroud, so car driver/owner essential.
Use of a car? On duty
Essential: Willingness to support a young client with a physical disability
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: Working a mixture of weekend day and nights. Shift times: Saturday and Sunday: 9.00am - 9.00pm Nightshift, Saturday: 9.00pm – 9.00am, Sun: 9.00pm – 9.30am

We are delighted to be working directly with the family on this vacancy; they will be carrying out all the 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.

Samuel, 12, is a fun loving, engaging and mischievous chap who enjoys bike rides, swimming and playing games with his siblings. Samuel has cerebral palsy, is a wheelchair user and communicates using his computer; he requires support with all his care needs. Everyone who meets Samuel is quite captivated by him; he is a pleasure to work with.

Samuel is a very bright, independent and determined young man who knows what he wants and is very capable of expressing his needs. You’ll support Samuel with his personal care, manual handling, therapy, day time activities, play dates, and education.

You’ll need to be able to work alongside other members of the care team, including from time to time Samuel's parents, providing care alternately independently or in conjunction with another carer.  This position requires you to work with Samuel's therapists, implementing their goals and advice on best practice.  

Samuel requires a strong and robust support worker who will act as his advocate within social activities and settings.  Most of all Samuel needs a person he can have fun with whilst also promoting his independence and giving the encouragement he needs to reach his full potential.

A wonderful opportunity to support a delightful young man with full induction training, on-going training, support and supervision. If you wish to be considered, please apply today.

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