Carer / Night Waker Staff - Enfield - Multi shifts available

Location
Enfield
Salary
£12 - £14 per hour
Posted
27 Nov 2017
Closes
25 Dec 2017
Ref
00076252
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Healthcare
Function
Operations
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
OUR CLIENT:
Our client is a 13-year-old boy who has enduring and complex needs as a consequence of an illness when he was a few months of age. He is dependent on others for all aspects of his daily living needs.

REMUNERATION:
£12 - £14 ph dependent upon day and time of shift worked.

HOURS

Maternity Cover:
Monday, Thursday and Saturday 4.00 pm to 9.00 pm (fortnightly) plus Saturday 9.00 am to 9.00 pm (fortnightly).

Bank Staff:
Various shifts available which include Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 4.00 pm to 9.00 pm. School holiday hours 9.00 am to 4.00 pm Monday to Friday.

Night Waking Staff:
12 hours shifts equating to 36 Hours per week - these hours can be agreed as part of a job share.

Week 1: Monday, Thursday and Friday night 20:45 to 08:45

Week 2: Monday, Thursday and Saturday night 20:45 to 08:45

ROLE OVERVIEW:
To assist with all aspects of care and support relating to our client. The Carer/Night Waker will also be expected to implement daily therapeutic programmes that have been designed to promote his treatment by his team of Therapists. The Carer/Night Waker has a general role in promoting his learning, care and independence in the home and community.

ATTRIBUTES:
Previous experience of working with children with complex special needs preferred but enthusiasm, patience and willingness to learn is as desirable. Confident and sensitive about working in a family home and responsive and receptive to the needs and wishes of the client and his family. Able to demonstrate the need for confidentiality and privacy, a good sense of humour, reliable and trustworthy. A full driving license is also required.

Essential Skills & Experience:
- Full UK driving license
- Aptitude and desire to work with young people with complex needs
- Able to demonstrate an understanding of confidentiality & privacy
- Fit & well to carry out outdoor activities.
- Confident, sensitive & prepared to listen & learn new things
- Willingness to learn.
- Patience and enthusiasm.
- Responsible, trustworthy, tolerant & good sense of humour
- Ability to work as part of a team as well as under own initiative
- Excellent planning, communication & social skills
- Organised & an excellent time keeper

This post operates a non-smoking environment at all times.
Ongoing training & support will be provided.

An enhanced DBS is a pre-requisite for the post. A conviction will not necessarily prevent you from being employed.

Satisfactory references and proof of eligibility to work in the UK will be required.

Interviews will be held locally on Tuesday, 19th December, 2017

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