Carer/Night Waker

Location
England, Middlesex, Enfield
Salary
£12.00 - £14.00 per hour
Posted
22 Jan 2018
Closes
05 Feb 2018
Ref
00078262
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
THEIR CLIENT:

Their Client is a 13-year-old boy who has enduring and complex needs as a consequence of an illness when he was a few months of age. He is dependent on others for all aspects of his daily living needs.

They welcome applications for Carers in various roles - maternity cover, night waking staff, school holiday cover in the Enfield area, London N14.

PAY:
£12 - £14 ph dependent upon day and time of shift worked.

HOURS:

MATERNITY COVER:

Week 1Monday, Thursday and Saturday 16:00-21:00
Week 2Monday and Thursday 16.00-21:00
Saturday 09:00-21:00

NIGHT WAKING STAFF:

Carers for 12-hour shifts equating to 36 Hours per week - these hours can be agreed as part of a job share.

Monday, Wednesday and Sunday night 20:45 to 08:45

SCHOOL HOLIDAY COVER (13 weeks per year):

Carers for Monday to Friday 09:00 -16:00

BANK STAFF:

Various shifts available during term time, school holidays, weekends, days and nights for Carers.

ROLE OVERVIEW:

To assist with all aspects of care and support relating to the client. The Carer / Night Waker will also be expected to implement daily therapeutic programmes that have been designed to promote his treatment by his team of Therapists. The Carer / Night Waker has a general role in promoting his learning, care and independence in the home in Enfield London N14 and the community.

ATTRIBUTES:
Previous experience of working with children with complex special needs preferred but enthusiasm, patience and willingness to learn is as desirable. Confident and sensitive about working in a family home and responsive and receptive to the needs and wishes of the client and his family. Able to demonstrate the need for confidentiality and privacy, a good sense of humour, reliable and trustworthy. A full driving license is required.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:
- Full UK driving license
- Aptitude and desire to work with young people with complex needs
- Able to demonstrate an understanding of confidentiality and privacy
- Fit and well to carry out outdoor activities
- Confident, sensitive and prepared to listen and learn new things
- Willingness to learn
- Patience and enthusiasm
- Responsible, trustworthy, tolerant and good sense of humour
- Ability to work as part of a team as well as under own initiative
- Excellent planning, communication and social skills
- Organised and an excellent time keeper

This post operates a non-smoking environment at all times
Ongoing training and support will be provided.

An enhanced DBS is a pre-requisite for the post. A conviction will not necessarily prevent you from being employed.

Satisfactory references and proof of eligibility to work in the UK is required.

Interviews will be held locally near the home in N14 on MONDAY, 12th FEBRUARY, 2018

Please quote ref: JAN2018/JA/AS when you apply.

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