Children’s support worker (JR/IP) **Days and Nights** £16.00ph
Libertatem Healthcare Group’s philosophy is a simple one:
· Independence – Our clients independence is key to every decision we make
· Communication is vital to achieving the optimum outcomes
· Our People are our biggest asset
*Previous Applicants need NOT Apply
We are unable to offer sponsorship at this time.
Libertatem Healthcare are seeking enthusiastic people to join the support team for a 5-year-old girl with Cerebral Palsy to assist with therapy & care.
Our client is a bright & happy 5-year-old girl who owing to a birth injury has cerebral palsy affecting all 4 limbs.
The Client is non-verbal, however has a high level of receptive and expressive language using different methods of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) to communicate (eye-gaze, PODD book, partner assisted scanning and switches). She walks with a walker, has a great sense of humor and loves to play/laugh. She is also PEG fed.
You will receive training for all these methods of communication, and a chance to learn from experienced therapists.
There are lots of opportunity to learn new skills and work within the Multi-Disciplinary Team including, highly specialist Speech and Language Therapists, Physical Therapists and Occupational Therapists. All training will be provided, so no prior experience is necessary.
We are looking for a creative individual with a positive ‘can do’ attitude to help this young lady reach her full potential.
*Full UK Drivers Licence & own car is essential*
Hours (Full Time / Part-time)
- Days and Nights
- Days – 07:30 – 11:00, 14:30 – 20:00
- Nights – 20:00 – 08:00
Alternate weekends required
– Assisting with therapies and rehabilitation program
– Assisting with daily tasks, such as bathing, dressing, feeding
– Accessing the community and suitable activities
– Accompanying to appointments and possibly nursery school.
– Providing personalised support in a sensitive and confidential manner, to individual and family.
– Thinking outside the box to come up with innovative ideas to help client/family
Training & Background Checks
An enhanced DBS check & full training will be provided prior to commencing work with our client and you will also be supported by our clinical lead nurse for the area.
· Extensive training
· Regular supervisions
· Annual appraisal
· Weekly Pay
· Holiday pay
This is a fantastic opportunity to develop your skills in support work while working alongside experienced therapists and professionals.
*Double Covid vaccination may be mandatory dependent on the client’s needs.*
Our Safeguarding Commitment
Libertatem Healthcare Group recognise the benefits of people and organisations working together to prevent and stop both the risks and experience of abuse or neglect, whilst balancing the right to be safe with the right to make informed choices. At the same time, making sure that adult’s and children’s wellbeing is promoted including taking into consideration their views, wishes, feelings and beliefs in deciding on any action. With this in mind, we will work to adhere to the six key principles that underpin all safeguarding work.