- Company: Jane Lewis
- Base Pay: N/A
- Employee Type: Full-Time
- Reference ID: Hub
- Contact: Toni Whitmarsh
- Phone: 01244 404080
Paediatric Specialist Support Worker
'Our son is a wonderful 4 year old boy, he enjoys cuddles with his family and carers, having his hand held, listening to nursery rhymes and his music box. He attends school 3 days a week supported by his carer and fully enjoys interaction with his sibling'
We are looking for a specialist support worker for a 4 year old boy who is fully dependent on his carers to meet all his needs. The ideal candidate for this position should have relevant experience working with children with complex needs. Our little boy’s diagnosis is as followed; West syndrome, Epilepsy, development delay, learning difficulties, and gastrostomy fed. He is registered blind and suffers from poor central temperature regulation, endocrine dysfunction and chronic lung disease. The candidate will need to commit to waking night shifts and ad-hoc days.
This package will include the delivery of direct care and maintain a clean and safe environment for our little boy. He requires 1:1 support. A full clean UK driving license is essential so that the support worker can attend social outings. The package will include personal care, health care tasks, community support, family support, overnight support and willing to be committed to shifts as this is an ongoing package.
The ideal Support Worker will have working knowledge of the following;
- Administration of oxygen
- Oral and nasal pharyngeal suctioning
- Admin of nebulizers/willing to learn chest physiotherapy
- Administration of medication
- Epilepsy awareness
- Infants basic life support – (training to be provided)
- J JEJ awareness and care of the stoma
Waking nights – 21.00pm to 8.00am Part time or Full time hours available/ Day shifts will be available to cover holiday or sickness.
The candidate will be willing to adhere to a rolling rota, comprehensive training will be provided. You will have the chance to meet the family and complete shadowing shifts with other Jane Lewis staff members.
Please call the Recruitment Hub on 01244 404080 (option 1) for further information on this role or to discuss your suitability. We would strongly encourage applications from experienced Support Workers who can demonstrate knowledge in the above areas.
(Paediatric Support Worker) Liverpool