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Date Added: Fri 22/01/2021

Female Waking Night Carer

Erith, UK
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Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £14 - £16 / hourly

Female Waking Night Carer - Erith, Bexley

£14.00 - £16.00 per hour

A fantastic opportunity to work as a Female Rehabilitation Support Worker with a bubbly and engaging 19-year-old in Erith who has a love of football.  She is always smiling and needs her Waking Night Carer's to be engaging and interactive with her whilst supporting her in her family home.

Working as a Waking Night Carer with her, you will play a key role in providing support on a 2-to-1 basis with a Sleeping Night Carer, in a busy and thriving family home.

Waking Night Carer Rates

  • Monday to Friday - £14.00 per hour
  • Weekends - £16.00 per hour
  • Bank Holidays - 2 x normal hourly rate

Contracted hours available:

 

We are seeking to recruit several Waking Night Carer's and the available shifts are outlined below:

Weekdays:

  • Monday - 20.45pm - 08.00am (12 hours 15 minutes)
  • Tuesday - 20.45pm - 08.00am (12 hours 15 minutes)
  • Wednesday - 20.45pm - 08.00am (12 hours 15 minutes)
  • Thursday - 20.45pm - 08.00am (12 hours 15 minutes)
  • Friday - - 20.45pm - 08.00am (12 hours 15 minutes)

Weekends:

  • Saturday - 20.45pm - 08.00am (12 hours 15 minutes)
  • Sunday - 20.45pm - 08.00am (12 hours 15 minutes)

All applicants are requested to specify in their application which of the above contracted hours they are applying for.

The Client

She has cerebral palsy, epilepsy and learning and physical disabilities.  When she is in pain, she may become upset and frustrated as a sign of communicating her needs.  During these times she can reflect this in kicking, pinching and refusal of personal care, meals, and drinks.  

The role requires the individual to undertake personal care, manual handling and administer medication.  Participating in her rehabilitation programme following training from her MDT team may be required, but the Sleeping Night Carer will need to adhere to the protocols in the care plan.

Hobbies & Interests

She is encouraged to live as full, active, and comfortable life as possible, so social, and recreational activities are vital, together with learning her communication strategies due to her being non-verbal. 

The entire family have a love of football, including her; a football is used within her rehabilitation programme to ensure engagement and maximum fun.  She loves hydrotherapy and will be using her own hydrotherapy pool so all Rehabilitation Support Workers will be expected to enter the pool to support her.  She also loves pop music, reading, going for a walk, a drive in the car, visiting the park and shopping!  She also loves using the swing in her garden so is a bit of an adrenaline junkie.

With an out-going personality, she needs people to be bubbly, proactive, and creative with the willingness to join in on all her activities and rehabilitation programmes.  At night she requires a calm, soothing and reassuring environment.

Person Specification

 

  • ·         Experience of working with acquired brain and spinal injury would be an advantage.
  • ·         Experience of working as a Waking Night Carer is essential.
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