Title: *Female Waking Night Support Worker
Location: Gerrards Cross, SL9
Nearest Tube/Station: GerrardsCross
Wage: £12.50 gross per annum
Driver required? Preferred. Automatic
Use of a car? On Duty
Essential: Experienced in caring for and working with children with disabilities and must be a non-smoker
Desirable: Confident Swimmer
Start Date: September 2020
Days & Hours: Friday 8.00 pm to 7.00 am. There is an opportunity for alternative night shifts and additional morning hours.
Family/Client Pets: Dog & Fish
About this client/child:
Kevin aged 14, loves swimming, walking and being around people. Kevin has cerebral palsy, epilepsy and requires 24-hour care. He is tube fed and experiences severe reflux so can be quite sick at night
Overview of role:
Kevin has an established bedtime routine. The night support worker will make sure that he is sleeping comfortably and safely. This will involve ensuring he has the appropriate medication and milk feed via his Gastrostomy and that any occasional seizures are closely monitored. You will be required to carry out Kevin’s personal care His temperature and the quality of his sleep needs to be logged regularly.
Who this job would suit:
The family is looking for someone trustworthy, reliable and caring, someone who has a willingness to learn and receive any necessary training. The family have a gorgeous holiday home in Spain so are ideally looking for someone who has the flexibility to travel with then during the school holidays.
What’s great about this job:
This is a very rewarding position working closely with Kevin’s family and their small team. This is a role where you are sure to feel really valued and in turn make a valuable difference to Kevin and his family.
Client/Family met by Snap?
No. We are working in association with a private client/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.
*Gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with paragraph 1 of Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010 for a female worker to work with our client
Employment Type Permanent
Advertiser Type Agency