Senior Support Worker / Team Leader Chichester, PO20

7 days left

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

Confident, bright and fun Senior Support Worker / Team Leader needed to work with a happy, alert and smiley little girl called Sarah who has Cerebral Palsy.


Job Title: Part-Time Specialist Nanny & Casual Support Worker
Location: Chichester, PO20
Nearest Tube or Train Station: Chichester
Wage / Salary: £20, 540.00 gross per annum (Week, £14.00 gross per hour & weekends, £16.00)
Driver required? Yes, get to the family house
Use of a car? No
Essential Experience: Cerebral Palsy and must be confident managing a small team.
Start Date: ASAP
Days and Hours: Term Time: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 4.00 pm to 6.30 pm & Tues / Thurs 4.00 pm to 8.00 pm. Shared Saturday shift covering the hours: 10.30 am to 8.00 pm (5 hours each)
School Holiday’s: 30 hours a week, can be negotiable


Snap have a great opportunity for a senior Support Worker / Team Leader to come and join a small and friendly team. Sarah is a happy 9 year old girl with a keen interest in arts and crafts, role play, books, shopping, baking and of course girly pampering! She enjoys spending time with her big sister Florence and they share a beautiful relationship. They enjoy going out and about including many trips to the beach which is very nearby.

Sarah has quadriplegic cerebral palsy and is dependent for all of her needs and care. She is non-verbal however is a very clear communicator through eye-pointing, gestures and vocalisation. She also communicates using Eye-Gaze and enjoys having choices in all aspects of her daily life. Sarah feeds orally and requires someone who can be very patient to enable her to eat all of her meal; she is a very healthy eater with fish being a top favourite on the menu!

The Team Leader should bring with them a wealth of knowledge and be able to oversee the day to day management of Sarah’s care needs, the home and staff. You will be the main point of contact between other carers, family and case manager. This list is not exhaustive but some of your duties will involve arranging regular team meetings, staff management, supervision and training. You will also attend to all administration tasks; create and oversee staff rotas, ensure equipment is maintained, order medication and supplies. You will be required to keep daily written reports and of course keeping staff motivated and mentor them as required.

You will also support Sarah with her daily care needs including feeding, dressing and toileting. You will be joining a small team of people, there will be a mix of 1:1 care with 2:1 support for bathing. This is a lovely opportunity where you will be able to really get to know Sarah and her loving and warm family.For more information please contact Rachael who is working with this family.