Family Female Support Worker London: Stamford Brook, W6

SNAP Childcare
02 Feb 2017
02 Mar 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

Organised, understanding with the ability to hit the ground running? SNAP have the role for you….


Job Title: Family *Female Support Worker / Nanny
Location: Chiswick
Nearest Tube Station: Stamford Brook
Wage / Salary: £24,948.00 gross per annum | £14.00 gross per hour
Driver required? No
Use of a car? Not applicable
Essential Experience: Family Support Work and Swimmer
Start Date: ASAP
Days and Hours: Term-time: 31 hours a week, School Holidays: 48 hours a week Tuesday. See notes for further details


William is an engaging and lively little boy of 6 who has a great sense of humour and fun. William has no additional needs however his mother Helen has a rare progressive condition which is physically debilitating and affects every aspect of her life, including her ability to physically care for William.

We are seeking an empathetic, kind, energetic, mature and organised Family Support Worker / Nanny to look after William when he is not at school, provide housekeeping duties such as shopping, tidying up, cooking and support Helen with duties such as ordering and collecting medication, liaising with the school on her behalf, assisting with hospital appointments and personal care.

Most days, Helen is bed-bound for 18 - 24 hours, with the pain, fatigue & problems with joints, soft tissue and internal organ function; she has to be very still & pace every single movement and is often unable to interact with William, get out of bed, socialise, use computer, phone or even text. In spite of this, Helen is still very independent and manages to work (mostly from home); she gives whatever energy she has to making sure William is happy and well loved.

You will also need great organisational skills, the ability to stay calm and professional under pressure and have an emotional resilience and maturity. Because of the Helen’s physical needs and therefore reliance on the Family Support Worker / Nanny, it is essential that you are reliable and have excellent time keeping - and appreciate why these are so important.

The hours are: Tuesday 8.00am to 9.15am (paid for two hours) 3.00pm to 9.00pm Wednesday: 8.00am to 11.00am 3.00pm to 8.00pm Thursday: 8.00am to 9.15am (paid for two hours) 3.00pm to 9.00pm and Friday 8.00am to 9.15am (paid for two hours) 3.00pm to 8.00pm (31 paid hours in total) School holidays: Tuesday to Friday 8.00am to 8.00pm

This role will be ideal for someone who appreciates the difficult situation Helen is in, both physically and psychologically and can provide consistent and reliable help to support her and her son. If you feel you could provide the support this family need, please contact Jade who has the pleasure of working with this great family who are well-known to Snap. Lots more information will be available for shortlisted candidates.

*Equality Act 2010