Waking Night Carer

Employer
SNAP Care
Location
Niton, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
19 Nov 2020

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Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
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Title: Full-Time Waking Night Carer
Location: Niton, Isle of Wight, PO38
Nearest Train Station: Not Applicable
Wage: £14.00 Weeknights | £16.00 Weekend Nights | Gross per Hour
Driver required? Essential
Essential: Experience supporting a young adult with a physical disability
Start Date: ASAP - Permanent full-time contracts
Days & Hours: Shifts are 12 hours 15 minutes. 15 minutes are for handover. Start and Finish time: 9.00 pm - 9:15 am 3.5 shifts per week on average.
Family/Client Pets: Yes 2 dogs, one of which is an assistance dog

About this client:
Our client Leah is 19 years old, a bright and kind young woman with a passion for stand-up comedy, theatre and baking. Leah sustained an acquired brain injury in her early teens, as a result, she has a physical disability and is a wheelchair user, and has complex medical needs including a permanent tracheostomy and catheter (training provided). Leah lives at home with her family in a fully adapted house. We are recruiting a female* Waking Night Carer to provide assistance for Leah throughout the night.

Overview of the role:
A dynamic role to support a wonderful young woman, Leah requires support with all aspects of her night routine, care plan, personal care needs, moving and handling, monitoring and assisting during the night. Training is provided in all aspects of Leah's care needs. This role is all about empowering and enabling Leah whilst meeting all of her needs.

Who this job would suit:
The successful Waking Night Carer will be dynamic, creative, energetic, positive, and bubbly and share similar interests. A Waking Night Carer with a love of animals as Leah has 2 dogs that she absolutely adores. We are looking for team members that live on or willing to relocate to the Isle of Wight, confident drivers and can commit to a full-time contract.

What's great about this job?
This is a truly unique opportunity to support a fabulous young woman and be part of a care team. Leah is an absolute pleasure to work with. Excellent training opportunities available.

Client/Family met by Snap?
No. We are working in association with a case manager on this vacancy; they will be carrying out all recruitment, including shortlisting and interviewing. By applying for this vacancy, you agree to Snap Care sending your CV and contact details directly to our client for their consideration. Please see our website for more info on how Snap works with associated companies/clients.

*Where a specific gender is stated as essential, gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement in accordance to paragraph 1, of schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010 for female or male worker to work with our client
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