PA / Support Worker in Bramley, GU5. A full-time role is available for a dedicated, proactive, and bubbly PA / Support Worker to work with a fabulous young adult with complex care needs. £18.00 - £20.00 Gross per Hour (DOE)
Nearest Tube/Station: Bramley, GU5
Wage/Salary: Up to £20.00 Gross per Hour | £33,800.00 Gross per Annum
Driver Essential? Yes, manual car for use on duty
Essential: Experience providing hands-on care and support, confident with manual handling (ceiling track hoists and mobile) *Female and non-smoker/vaper. Confident supporting a client during hydrotherapy/swimming
Start Date: ASAP. 1 year maternity leave contract, with the strong possibility of continuing work with our client on a permanent basis.
Days & Hours: 32.5 hours per week. Monday to Friday: 7.00am to 9.30am and 3.15pm to 7.15pm.
Family/Client Pets: Yes, 2 Labradoodles
Recruiter: Jade (url removed)
About this client/child: Jessie 19, is well known to Snap Care, we have had the pleasure of working with her for many years and this role is highly recommended by previously placed Snap Care candidates. Jessie is an easygoing and engaging young lady, and enjoys going for walks, music, and sensory activities. She is at the heart of a friendly, welcoming, and supportive family, Mum, Dad, older brother, younger sister, and 2 dogs! This is a busy family home. Jessie has a profound learning disability, is non-verbal, has epilepsy, and is a wheelchair user. She has complex epilepsy and to help treat her epilepsy Jessie has a Vagus Nerve Stimulator (VNS) in place; however, she can still have multiple seizures per day. She has a PEG (since November 2022) and has her food orally, however her fluid and nutrition is topped up via her PEG. All her food is home-cooked and pureed. Jessie is reliant on others to meet all her health, care, personal care, and medical needs. Jessie is now attending college.
Overview of role: The key aspect for the PA / Support Worker is to support Jessie with all aspects of her care plan including personal care, manual handling, administering medication, preparing meals, etc. This role requires a candidate with energy, someone who is keen to help in any way possible. Jessie and her family need someone willing to pitch in as and when needed to keep family life ticking over smoothly; this could include running errands, light housework etc. The family can be very flexible with the hours for the right person; they can guarantee the same number of hours during school holidays without the split shift / wrap-around care aspect and weekend evening work too if wanted.
Who this job would suit: A real-life Mary Poppins! A *Female PA / Support Worker who is keen to come up with ideas and activities to ensure Jessie is living life to the full. The family live in a lovely area, with fabulous walks right on their doorstep so this role will suit a PA / Support Worker who enjoys being active and making the most of what the area has to offer. An energetic, compassionate, and caring PA / Support Worker with experience supporting a young adult with additional needs.
What’s great about this job: This is a role you can really make your own. This role offers you a great working environment, excellent pay rates, and flexibility. As previously mentioned, the role is highly recommended, and you will not be disappointed! It’s a fantastic opportunity to make a real difference in Jessie and her family’s life.
Who is recruiting for this role? Our client is using our Shortlist Service. Snap Care will screen applications to confirm the essential criteria for the position is met. The client will then continue the recruitment process. By applying for this vacancy, you agree to us sending your CV and contact details to our client. Please see our website for more information.
Please note: *Where a specific gender is stated as essential, gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement in accordance to paragraph 1, of schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010 for female or male worker to work with our client