Children's Care Worker
Carmarthen, Dyfed, United Kingdom
Job type: fulltime
Job industry: Healthcare & Medical
Care Search and Select are seeking to recruit an experienced Children's Support Worker to provide support on a 1:1 basis to our client in Carmarthen SA31
Our client has Cerebral Palsy and has a history of Microcephaly, Profound Learning Difficulties, and Scoliosis.
She is a 6 year old girl who resides with her family in Carmarthen. She is unable to form any words but can clearly demonstrate when she is happy and frustrated. She is doubly incontinent and is entirely gastrostomy fed through her PEG as she is unable to take solids or fluids orally. She is unable to walk, weight bear or crawl but can roll onto her tummy from her laying on her back, and is mobilised in a wheelchair. She attends a special school in Carmarthen full time.
Monday to Friday 7.00am - 9.30am and extra hours, 7.00am - 8.00pm, to cover school holidays.
Ideal candidates will have previous knowledge of working with clients with Cerebral Palsy, Microcephaly, Profound Learning Difficulties, and Scoliosis
Accessing the community
Accompanying to appointments
Working alongside a therapy team
Undertaking physio exercises
Undertaking speech and language exercises
Accompanying to hydrotherapy sessions
A UK Drivers licence is essential
Excellent rates of pay
This is a fantastic opportunity to develop your skills in support