Would you enjoy providing 1:1 care to a young child?
Our client is a bright 3 year old boy who loves being outside in the family garden or going to the park, he has begun horse riding and at home he loves puzzles, books, dancing and Playdoh. He likes to be as independent as possible.
He lives with his parents and has a twin sister. Our client has cerebral Palsy and part of the Support Workers role will be to help him gain independence with the use of a self-propelled wheelchair. He is currently supported by a Care Worker focused on providing one to one support to meet his social & leisure needs and provide him with personal care.
We are looking for Casual Child Support Worker to work with the family in the clients non-smoking home as and when required, particularly during the summer holidays.
Casual Child Support Worker
Your role as a Casual Child Support Worker will involve assisting the Client with feeding and therapy programmes including supporting him with his communication. As well as providing ongoing care you will play an important part in supporting the family and promoting our clients bright and happy nature.
Ideally, applicants will have experience as a Child Support Worker and be a patient, caring, understanding, motivating and encouraging person. You must have strong observation skills and excellent written & verbal communication skills. Previous experience of working with young people or children would be an advantage.
It is desirable that applicants have an NVQ in Health & Social Care. Applicants will require a full clean driving licence and ideally be Makaton trained although this is not essential as training will be provided.
If you would like to be considered for the role, please submit your CV with a covering letter
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