*Female Support Worker
*Female Support Worker required for a lovely young lady in the Hildenborough area.
About our client:
Our client (age 18) loves everything pink and glittery and all things music and dance! She lives in a fully adapted house with her parents, young siblings, and two very loving dogs. She has quadriplegic cerebral palsy, epilepsy, is non-verbal, and has a visual impairment. All her medication and fluids are administered via PEG, she is oxygen dependent overnight and requires occasional suctioning. Our client has a care team in place providing round-the-clock support and there is an opening for two full-time support workers to join her team.
About the role:
We require a patient and friendly carer who will support our client in all aspects of her health, care, and medical needs; including providing personal care, administering medication, PEG feeds, manual handling, oxygen, and suctioning (when required).
Plan fun, stimulating, and sensory activities our client can enjoy. The waking night shift starts at 18:45pm with a full handover. You will assist our client with her evening and bedtime routine, once settled you will continually monitor our client throughout the night, tending to all her needs and complete any paperwork/reports from the shift.
There is a carer’s room with a comfortable chair and desk. There is the opportunity to travel with the family to support our client on her summer holidays - valid Passport, please! Training is provided in all aspects of the care plan, whilst previous experience supporting a young person with additional needs is an advantage, it is not essential.
Working hours: 36 hours per week. 3 x 12 hour shifts, 18:45pm – 07:00am.
Nights: 18:45pm to 07:00am.
Weekdays: 06:45am to 10:30am and 14:30pm to 19:00pm.
Weekends and School Holidays: 6.45am to 7.00pm.
The rota is completed 4 weeks in advance and will involve working a mixture of long days, mornings, afternoons, and nights.
An NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care or equivalent is desirable. Otherwise, the applicant must be willing to undertake Care Certificate training.
All posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure with Adult Workforce Barring. Full training will be provided.
NB: Community Case Management Services Limited are not the Employer
If you require any further information, please contact Recruitment on 01608 682522 or firstname.lastname@example.org
"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.
Job Reference KD/HS