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Date Added: Wed 09/06/2021

Support Worker

Dartford, UK
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Company: APPLY GATEWAY

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £14 - £16 / hourly

Support Worker

£14.00 - £16.00 PER HOUR

Dartford

An engaging sociable 7-year-old boy who wants to be involved in every aspect of his family life is seeking Support Workers within his family home.  Martin has cerebral palsy and needs support with walking or has the use of a wheelchair, but he loves to chat and takes an interest in the news and what is happening in the world

With a love of music Martin is just learning the keyboard, but he also loves to bake, play board games, doing crafts, playing on his ipad and watching films.  He is at his happiest being involved in family life.

Martin has a brilliant sense of humour and loves company, so this is a fulfilling role where Support Workers will also be required to support his therapy programme; physio, OT and SALT programmes with the training and direction of his treating teamas well as support with his homework.  He does struggle with change, so an emphatic approach is also required with the willingness to join in on all his activities.

As part of the Support Worker role you will be required to provide personal care, and accompany him on activities at weekends, therefore a car driver is essential. 

Hourly Rates

Monday to Friday        £14.00 per hour

Saturday & Sunday    £16.00 per hour

Bank holidays             £20.00 per hour

Support Worker shifts available:

This is a new team, and we are seeking Support Worker's who can cover the following shifts (please state on your application which hours you are applying for)

Term Time

Monday to Friday                    7.00am - 9.30am and 2.30pm - 19.00pm

Saturday                                 7.00am - 19.00pm

                                               

Non-Term Time

Monday to Friday                    7.00am - 19.00pm

Saturday                                 7.00am - 19.00pm

Experience & Qualities required for the role:

  • A Support Worker who has experience of working with children with physical and learning disabilities.
  • A full clean driving licence is essential.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to speak Croatian would be an advantage (Croatian is his second language).
  • Commitment to assisting the client in engaging in leisure activities and hobbies.
  • Understanding of the need for close observation at all times monitoring health and well-being.

If you would like to be considered for the role, please submit your CV and a covering letter outlining your experience.  No agencies please.

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