Job Reference: 118RS Expires: 8th January 2018
The vacancy is to support a 20 year old man with autistic spectrum disorder and learning disabilities. The service user lacks some life skills and awareness of danger.
To be a buddy to the service user
To assist the service user to access the community, e.g cinema visits, shopping
To help develop independence and life skills
The service user needs an enthusiastic and energetic companion to help him make the most of life beyond the home. The service user also has a keen interest in gaming e.g. PlayStation etc so enthusiasm for this would be helpful. Previous experience working with individuals with autistic spectrum disorder would be very useful. The service user requires someone who is confident and assertive. Ability to drive a car would be helpful but is not essential.