Embrace HR Limited

Special Needs Nanny /Support Worker – FULL-TIME AND PART-TIME HOURS AVAILABLE

Hendon, North London, NW4

We are currently recruiting a Support Worker / Special Needs Nanny for a family in the Hendon, North London, NW4 area on behalf of our private client.

Role Details

This is a unique role working to support a 12-year old boy (the client) to fulfil his daily living requirements. You, as his Support Worker, will be required to work alongside their team and the family to ensure all aspects of daily living are adhered to. This is inclusive of but not limited to:

  • Medication administration
  • Personal care
  • Transferring
  • Communication
  • Food preparation and management
  • Household tasks
  • Appointment attendance

As this client has complex needs, there are many professionals involved in the support provided, including Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists. The Special Needs Nanny / Support Workers will be required to learn the routines they provide in order to carry these out as part of the day to day support.


An ideal candidate will be able to commute comfortably to NW4, have experience working with children, particularly with experience with Cerebral Palsy and communication. You will be patient, fun, caring person. You will have experience handling medication and supporting complex children with all aspects of day to day living. You will be a team player, flexible in your delivery of care and dedicated to your role and working well with fellow Support Workers.

You will be required to complete 6 weeks training prior to fully undertaking the role. This will enable you to be fully equipped to complete the job to the best of your ability. During this priod you will have the chance to get to the know the client and family and for them to get to know you.

Other details

Location: Hendon, North London

Payscale: Weekdays £11.00 per hour / Weekends £12.00 per hour

Part time and full time hours available

Family are fully flexible for the right candidate and are more than happy to discuss this during your interview.

You do not need to be a driver to apply for this role – whilst you will be attending appointments with the client, parents will also be in attendance and will be driving to and from the appointments.

This is a wonderful opportunity to work alongside a supportive team and family, where you will be fully appreciated and supported in the work that you do.

An Enhanced DBS is a requisite for this special needs and criminal convictions do not necessarily prevent employment.

Smoke free applicants only please.


Cecily Lalloo by emailing us, or use the contact form at www.embracehr.co.uk/contact. Our privacy notice can be found here.

No agencies please.