Waking Night Carer

  • £12 - 14 per hour
  • Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
  • 360 Case Management


Speldhurst, Kent

We have an opportunity for Waking Night Carers to join a small care team to look after our client, Bobby, a fun loving five-year-old boy with Cerebral Palsy, Dystonia, and complex physical and learning disabilities.

Bobby loves technology and playing games on his iPad.  He also loves the adrenaline of muddy walks and adores animals; the family home has a dog, cats, guineapigs, chickens and fish.  Bobby has a great love of music and would love you to sing along with him to his favourite songs.  The family environment is busy and fun, with the whole family having a love of nature, crafts and music. 

Being there for Bobby at night, you will ensure that he is monitored closely overnight in regard to his health and well-being.

You will be able to get totally involved in Bobby’s care by supporting with suctioning, peg feeding and drawing and administering medication in line with the MAR sheet and training will be provided. 

We have the following shifts available: -

Tuesday                    19.30pm – 07.45am (every week)

Wednesday               19.30pm – 07.45am (temporary until possibly April 2020)

Thursday                   19.30pm – 07.45am (alternative weeks)

Friday                       19.30pm – 07.45am (alternative weeks)

Saturday                   19.30pm – 07.45am (every week)

Sunday                     19.30pm – 07.45am (temporary until possibly April 2020)                 

With additional hours being available to cover holiday and sickness throughout the year.

Hourly Rates:

Monday to Friday        £12.00 per hour plus up to £20 travel allowance per shift if non-car owner*

Saturday & Sunday    £14.00 per hour plus up to £20 travel allowance per shift if non-car owner*

Bank holidays             £24.00 per hour plus up to £20 travel allowance per shift if non-car owner*

* Amount of travel allowance dependent on distance travelled to the family home.

Experience & Qualities required for the role:

Experience of working as a Waking Night Carer.

Ideally an experienced Waking Night Carer who has experience of working with children with complex physical and learning disabilities.

Excellent communication skills.

The understanding of working with a family and ensuring the interaction with siblings.

Experience of peg feeding, suctioning and administering medication is desirable although training will be provided.

Understanding of the need for close observation at all times monitoring health and well-being.

If you would like the opportunity to work with Bobby, please submit your CV and a covering letter outlining your experience, hobbies and interests and the hours you are looking for.  No agencies please.

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