Support Worker

Recruiter
SNAP Care
Location
Welton, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Sep 2019
Closes
21 Sep 2019
Ref
1243678486
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Up to £13.00 gross per hour. Part time Waking night carer with complex medical experience required to join a dedicated team for Freddie, 8.

Title: Part Time Waking night carer| NN11
Location: Welton, NN11
Nearest Train: Welton
Wage:£11.00 gross per hour weekdays, £13.00 gross per hour weekends
Driver Required? Essential to get to job location
Use of a car? Will need own car
Essential: Supporting a young client with complex medical needs
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: Alternate Saturday 8.00pm - 8.00am and every Sunday 8.00 pm - 8.00 am, additional hours available during school holiday and sickness cover
Family Pets: friendly dog

We are seeking a Part time Waking night carer to become a part of a small, dedicated team for Freddie, 8. Freddie is a charming boy who enjoys sensory activities, being read to, swimming and music. Freddie has an acquired brain injury and requires support with all his needs. He has epilepsy and all his food and medication are administered via a PEG tube. Freddie's house is fully adapted to meet his needs and he has a range of therapies, including physiotherapy, occupational therapy and hydrotherapy. Freddie is at the heart of a loving family; Mum, Dad, two big brothers, a new little brother and a friendly dog... this is a busy, active, but fun family home!

The role will involve providing 1:1 care and support for Freddie during the night. The position is for 2 nights at the oment but there will be the opportunity for additional hours during school holidays and to cover staff holidays / sickness.

This position will suit a responsible, hands on, energetic candidate who has plenty of common sense and the ability to be calm, confident and adaptable to the different aspects of this role. The family are fully supportive and will provide training and clear protocols for his care. Freddie is a lovely chap who will be an absolute pleasure to work with.

If you'd like to join Freddie's team, send your CV and a brief supporting statement now!

Please note, whilst Snap endeavour to reply to all applications, some of our positions are so popular this is not possible and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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