Support Worker

Derby, Derbyshire
Full Time
30 days ago
Up to £15.00 Gross Per Hour
16 Nov 2021
Contract type
Recruiter Type
Direct Employer


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Title: Support Worker

Location: Derby, DE7

Nearest Station: Derby

Wage: Up to 15.00 gross per hour

Driver Essential? Yes, manual

Car Owner Required? No

Essential: supporting young clients with complex medical needs, waking nights experience

Preferable: PEG feeding, ventilation, CPAP

Start Date: ASAP

Days & Hours: Full Time

Family/Client Pets: no

About this client/child:

John, 6, is a lovely and sociable young chap who loves nursery rhymes, messy and sensory play, getting out and about on day and spending time with his family. John has cerebral palsy with complex needs including ventilation, CPAP he is non-verbal and has his medication and food administered via PEG.

Overview of role:

We are looking for a waking night carer to assist John with his night and morning routine. The position will involve supporting John during the night, ensuring he is comfortable, assist with his personal care needs and medication feeds and administration. Ensuring the sleep system is being used correctly, reposition John through the night. Support John to use CPAP, ventilation and provide chest physio and suctioning. In the morning you will get John ready for school and drive him there in his mobility Van. You need to have a manual driving licence. Wednesday and Thursday, 2 Waking nights per week plus 3 afternoon shifts, opportunity to cover other shifts (sick leave, annual leave) .Afternoon shifts 4.00pm to 10.00pm , waking nights 10.00pm to 10.00am. £15.00 gross per hour between 10.00pm to 7.00am, £13.00 gross per hour between 7.00am to 10.00pm.

Who this job would suit:

This role would suit confident, kind and experienced waking night carer who has experience working with young children with complex medical needs within home environment. Ideally you will have experience of Peg feeding and suctioning, but full training is provided.

What’s great about this job:

This is a permanent support worker position with a competitive hourly rate. More shifts are available if required. Excellent training opportunities and you will be supported by the team leader and case management company. You have an opportunity to travel with the family.

Who is recruiting for this role?

Snap Care will be carrying out all recruitment including shortlisting and recruiter interviews and arranging employer interviews.

Ad ID: 5402094834


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