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Female Support Worker

Please note: Personal Assistant
(Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, PART 1 Applies)

Job Reference: 15518WARCB5

Expiry Date: 29th March 2024

Location: Shipston-on-Stour, West Midlands
Hourly Rate of pay: £12.50 per hour
Contract Type: Casual
Hours per week: 5.5 per week but can vary
Applicants must be 18 years of age or over.

When you are Required

Specific days/times required:
• Saturday,
• Sunday,
Dates and times are flexible and can be discussed at interview.

About the Employer

7 year old lovely boy who has autism and he is nonverbal and is mostly a calm and pleasant boy although he can become overwhelmed with busy and noisy environments. Has sensory issues and can become upset. Needs to be taken out into the community to do activities and to experience being out in the community. Can run off so PA/support worker needs to beware that he needs full supervision at all times as he sees no danger. Does still wear nappies and most likely will need to be changed frequently. Really enjoys going out and especially loves travelling in the car so business insurance will be required.

Employer Disability and Health Conditions
• Cognitive / Learning

The employer's hobbies and interests:
• Books• Outdoor Play• Trampoline

Other relevant information
• Someone in the household is a smoker.• The individual keeps pets in the home.A Cat and a dog.

About the Role

Duties and Responsibilities
• Assist and encourage socialisation, participating in activities.
• 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 preferred but not essential.

Required Skills

• Be honest, reliable, trustworthy and punctual.• Maintain confidentiality and respect privacy, including the prohibited use of social media in relation to the job role.
• Be patient, supportive and caring.
• 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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