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Support Worker

Job Reference: LIN15091LT6

Expiry Date: 11th March 2024

Location: Lincoln, LN1, East Midlands
Hourly Rate of pay: £10.42
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours per week: 8

When you are Required

Dates and times are flexible and can be discussed at interview.

About the Employer

Grandfather looking for support of two young grandsons (ages 11 and 12) with autism. Working days would be two days a week, between Monday and Saturday, 4 hours with each child. After school in school term time or on Saturdays. Support in taking the boys out for social activities like going to the park or swimming at the local pool. Car driver and car owner – must have business insurance, Experience with children with autism is preferred as the boys can have challenging behaviours at times.Car driver and car owner – must have business insurance

Employer Disability and Health Conditions
• Cognitive / Learning

The employer's hobbies and interests:
• Swimming• Walking in the Park

Other relevant information

About the Role

Duties and Responsibilities
• Support to get to and from school/work/college/social activities.
• Support and/or prompt the individual to access sporting and leisure activities.
• Assist and encourage socialisation, participating in activities.
• Promote and encourage friendships and independence.
• Develop a good and trusting one to one working relationship.

The individuals needs may vary from day to day and your tasks may reflect this. You could be required to perform other duties as reasonably required.

You have a responsibility as an employee to report all accidents to the employer immediately. You have a duty to report defects and / or hazards which may give rise to an accident. You are to ensure the safety of the individual at all times.

Due to the nature of the work for which you are applying, this post is subject to a satisfactory DBS disclosure (costs will be covered).

Transport Requirement

Car driver and car owner – must have business insurance.

Required Skills

• Be honest, reliable, trustworthy and punctual.• Be patient, supportive and caring.
• Have good listening skills and be able to provide non-judgemental emotional support.
• Be empathetic.
• Previous experience in childcare/special needs is essential.
• Be able to work flexibly, adapting to the employers needs on a daily basis.
• Flexibility would be an advantage as the hours may be variable.

Does this position interest you?

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

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