Support Worker

Title: Part-time Carer / Support Worker Location: Cambridge, CB1 Nearest Tube/Station: Cambridge Central Wage: £13.00 Gross per Hour Weekdays/Night | £15.00 Gross per Hour Weekends/Nights Driver required? Desirable Essential: Experience supporting a young client with complex care needs Start Date: ASAP Days & Hours: 80 hours per month (2 days shifts and 1 waking night per week) Waking Nights: 9.00pm - 8.30am. Day shifts are after-school, during weekends and school holidays. Family/Client Pets: Not Applicable About this client/child: Aaron is 10 years old and lives at home with his Mummy, Daddy and younger brother and sister. He has cerebral palsy, complex medical needs and is a wheelchair user. Aaron requires support to meet all his care needs. Aaron loves to chat and likes to know what everyone is doing, he loves sensory activities and playing games with his siblings. He is a pleasure to work with and has a team of carers already in place, but we are looking to expand his team. Overview of role: In this position, you will provide 1:1 support for Aaron and tend to all his care needs, including assisting with all aspects of personal care and hygiene. The role includes implementing therapies, administering medication, replenishing/monitoring supplies, documenting and logging accurate information, providing written handovers to the other members of the support team, and carrying out household duties relating to Aaron. You'll monitor Aaron's health needs, paying close attention to respiratory changes or swallowing issues. This is a part-time role and you'll join an established care team and be available to work a mixture of day and night shifts. Who this job would suit: A fun, engaging and confident carer/support worker who is flexible and available to work a mixture of day and night shifts. What's great about this job: Aaron is a pleasure to support; you'll have the opportunity to join a fantastic care team and benefit from excellent training in all areas of Aaron's care. Client/Family met by Snap? No. We are working in association with a private client/case manager on this vacancy; they will be carrying out all recruitment, including shortlisting and interviewing. By applying for this vacancy, you agree to Snap Care sending your CV and contact details directly to our client for their consideration. Please see our website for more info on how Snap works with associated companies/clients

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