Children's Support Worker, Family Based, Carmarthen

Full-time, permanent, female Children’s Support Worker, Carmarthen, Southwest Wales – Car Driver Essential.

  • £12.50 per hour.
  • 5-days every week, covering the hours of 7am-10am or 3pm-8pm weekdays.
  • Weekend hours 7am-8pm.
  • Full and part time, and bank hours available.
  • Experience is preferred, but full training is provided.

Who will you support?

An exceptional opportunity has become available to become a Children’s Support Worker for a 9-year-old little girl. This smiley little girl has Cerebral Palsy and profound learning disabilities that requires some extra support.

You will be welcomed into her family home to work closely with her family and additional support team. They would like nothing more than this little girl to live a full and valued life, as her Support Worker, you would help make this possible! You will encourage her to try different activities (she recently tried a children’s roller coaster for the first time and loved it), learn about what she loves and continue to help her thrive. She enjoys watching TV, listening to music, and going on fun day trips with her Mum and siblings.

Your Role

You will be a warm, friendly face in her daily life, helping to keep her safe. While maintaining calm, you will help with –

  • Attending hospital appointments.
  • Updating the communication book with any needs.
  • Administer medications.
  • Providing personal care.
  • Liaising with her therapists and teachers.
  • Accompanying the family on holidays.
  • Taking sole responsibility for the little girl while her family are away.
  • Administer nutritional requirement through PEG care.

Above all, you will help to keep this little girl safe and happy, meeting her needs and daily routines.

If you are a punctual, active woman with the heart to care and be a Support Worker for this girl, please click apply! This is so much more than a job; this is a chance to extend your family and have a positive impact on a little girl’s life. Do not worry if you have questions, we’ll be happy to answer them.

*This post is exempt under the Equality Act 2010 (Schedule 9, Part 1: general occupational requirements) as there is a genuine occupational need to recruit Females due to the nature of the role.