Waking Night Carers
An opportunity has arisen for Waking Night Carers to join a small care team to look after a five-year-old boy with Cerebral Palsy, Dystonia, and complex physical and learning disabilities, working in a non-smoking family ; As a Waking Night Carer you will ensure that he is monitored closely overnight in regards to his health and well-being. Working with children, all Waking Night Carers need to balance being a calm and gentle character, with being an entertainer and prepared to sing along to his favourite songs; he loves all types of ; As part of the Waking Night Carer role you will be required (training provided) to support with suctioning, peg feeding and drawing and administering medication in line with the MAR ; Hourly rates Monday to Friday £ per hour Saturday & Sunday £ per hour Bank holidays £ per hour Waking Night Carer shifts available: Tuesday - (every week) Wednesday - (temporary until possibly April 2020) Thursday - (alternative weeks) Friday - (alternative weeks) Saturday - (every week) Sunday - (temporary until possibly April 2020) With additional hours being available to cover holiday and sickness throughout the year. Experience & Qualities required for the role: • Experience of working as a Waking Night Carer. • Ideally an experienced Waking Night Carer who has experience of working with children with complex physical and learning disabilities. • Excellent communication skills. • The understanding of working with a family and ensuring the interaction with siblings. • Experience of peg feeding, suctioning and administering medication is desirable although training will be provided. • Understanding of the need for close observation at all times monitoring health and well-being. If you would like to be considered for the role, please submit your CV and a covering letter outlining your experience, hobbies and interests and the hours you are looking ; No agencies please.