Support Worker

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Title: Part-time Support worker | Towcester, NN12
Location: Towcester, NN12
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: Monday 8.00am – 8.00pm, 1- 2 Sundays per month 8.00am – 8.00pm, additional hours available during school holiday and sickness cover
Family Pets: Friendly dog
About this client/child:
Freddie (9) 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. Freddie has epilepsy and all 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!
Overview of role
The role will involve providing 1:1 care and support for Freddie during the day. You will assist Fredie with all aspects of his daily tasks, including personal care, feeding, medication and planning stimulating activities. The position is for 2 alternate days a week at the moment but there will be the opportunity for additional hours during school holidays and to cover staff holidays / sickness.
Who this job would suit:
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.
What’s great about this job:
This will be a fantastic role, both rewarding and fun. 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.
Client/Family met by Snap?
Yes, previously met; Snap have worked with this family for several years and are well-known to us

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