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Buddy

Location: Wakefield, Yorkshire Rate of Pay: £8.21 per hour

Hours per Week: 8 hours fortnightly

Job Reference: WAK1443871BJ2 Expires: 2nd October 2019

About the Employer

I require support for my 12 year old stepson, who has Autism and ADHD and requires support to access leisure activities. 


Summary of Duties

To provide support to enable my Son to access leisure activities.

To research and plan activities with my Son.

To encourage my Son to interact socially to increase his confidence in different situations and in turn enable him to become more independent, eg to buy a drink or lunch

To be aware of my Son’s needs and sensitivities and be prepared to manage any issues that may occur.

 

My Son’s needs may vary from day to day and your tasks may reflect this. You could be required to perform other duties as reasonably required.

To undertake any training that is considered necessary and appropriate to the role.


The Person They Are Looking For

You should have previous experience of working with a child with additional needs. 

You should be committed to building a friendly and positive relationship with my Son whilst understanding the importance of maintaining professional boundaries.

My Son will be part of the recruitment process to enable my Son and his buddy to ensure their compatibility.

You should be happy to be around our family pets, a cat and a rabbit.

The person will need to have their own transport (expenses will be provided).

This role is subject to an enhanced DBS check and references being undertaken.

‘This advert may close before the stated date if sufficient applications are received.’


The Times Required

Every other Sunday

 

10.00am – 6.00pm


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