Child Support Worker

Ref: CZ8051

Location: Worthing

Details

I am looking for personal care for a Child

Drivers licence required: Yes

Own vehicle needed: Yes

Hours per week:

Up to 6 hours per week. Hours to be agreed but will usually be between 8am-9.30am or 2.30-4pm Monday to Friday, although days and times are flexible. Increased support will be needed during the school holiday periods

Hourly pay rate:

£12

We’re looking for a chatty PA with bucket loads of energy to support our lively 12 year old daughter (ADHD, Autism, Anxiety, sensory processing difficulties, hydrocephalus and genetic growth condition).

She is very active and enjoys community activities such as going to the park, riding her scooter, rollerblading and cycling or equally like a wander around charity shops and a trip to a cafe.

Must love the outdoors, particularly the beach as hours and hours can be spent rock pooling and looking for crabs, or finding shells.

She’s a big fan of arts and crafts (or just making a mess!) and sensory activities.

Role is mainly for social support. No personal care needed.

Duties include:

  • Other relevant duties as required
  • Transportation
  • Companionship

Social:

  • To support with community activities such as going to the park, riding her scooter, rollerblading and cycling or equally like a wander around charity shops and a trip to a cafe.
  • Going to the beach as hours and hours can be spent rock pooling and looking for crabs, or finding shells.
  •  Owning a friendly dog would be a bonus as accompanying dog walks is another favourite past time
  • Arts and crafts and sensory activities

Candidate qualities:

  • Respectful of the employer's privacy and confidentiality
  • Reliable with good timekeeping
  • Able to both follow instructions and work on own initiative
  • Hygienic, tidy and well organised
  • Fit and healthy to undertake the required duties
  • Patient and possess excellent interpersonal skills
  • Honest and cheerful
  • Creative
  • Able to speak and read English to a reasonable standard
  • Must be comfortable with pets
  • Able to always work to high standards of health & safety

Additional requirements

Non-smoker preferred or someone willing to refrain from smoking during working hours

Notes:

All applicants must have the right to work in the UK and be willing to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check if required.

Please note, if you are successful in your application for this position you will be employed directly by the individual employer and not Independent Lives. Successful applicants will be entitled to Holiday pay and will be issued employment contracts.

*Exemption for gender is claimed under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9