Waking Night Support Worker

  • Job Reference: 00012260-1
  • Date Posted: 4 September 2020
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Farnham, Surrey
  • Salary: £14.00 to £16.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical, Covid-19
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Title: Part Time *Female Waking Night Carer| Farnham, GU10
Location: Farnham, GU10
Nearest Train: Farnham
Wage: £14.00 gross per hour weekdays, £16.00 gross per hour weekends
Driver required? Preferable
Use of a car? On duty
Essential: Genuine interest in supporting a child with complex medical needs, tracheostomy care, JEJ, PEG, suctioning, manual handling. Experience working waking nights.
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: 2 waking nights per week (24 hours per week) , Week 1 Wednesday and Thursday 7.30am - 7.30pm, Week 2 Monday and Thursday 7.30am - 7.30pm
About this client/child:
Sofia (11) is a lovely young lady who likes sensory play, listening to stories and music and baking. Sofia has quadriplegic cerebral palsy, epilepsy, tracheostomy, is visualy impaired, is non-verbal and has significant complex medical needs. Sofia’s feeding and medication is administred through JEJ and PEG, she requires suctioning and has 2:1 care, 24/7.
Overview of role:
We are looking for an experienced waking night carer who enjoys working within a family home and will be a good team player. Your role will be to support Sofia with all her needs throughout the night. You’ll monitor her health, administer feeds and medication, provide personal care and ensure she is comfortable at all times. You will be working alongside second carer.
Who this job would suit:
This role will suit a kind, calm and experienced support worker who has previous experience working in a home environment and supporting children or young adults with complex medical needs. Non smoker is essential. You will be required to wear PPE at all times and this wil be provided, training to use a respirator will be given prior to a trial shift.
What’s great about this job:
A challenging but very rewarding role working with this fantastic young lady and her family. All training will be provided.
Client/Family met by Snap?
Yes, prior to COVID-19 outbreak; the family have been working with Snap for several years