Child Support worker
Location: Burgess Hill
I am looking for personal care for a Child
Drivers licence required: Yes
Own vehicle needed: Yes
Hours per week:
4 hours a week term time – weekends preferably Sat afternoon but can be flexible. 8 hrs a week in school holidays
Hourly pay rate:
We are looking for a patient, understanding, and reliable person who is committed to making a positive impact in a child's life.
My son is a wonderful 8 year old with autism.
He is in need of a dedicated personal assistant who can help him explore the world and engage in various activities.
He is non-verbal, has limited understanding, and requires constant 1:1 support.
His interests include outdoor adventures, soft play, swimming, and indoor creative activities such as colouring, painting, playdough, and puzzles.
We would like you to be able to take him to your home to provide respite to us and if you are local to Burgess Hill we would be willing to drop him to you if needed.
Support and encouragement to eat
Support with toileting. Uses pull ups
Supporting with full supervision to go to park or town, soft play, swimming
Engaging him in activities inside such as colouring, painting, play dough, puzzles – constant supervision is required
- This is a very physical role so you need to be fit and healthy to undertake the required duties
Non-smoker preferred or someone willing to refrain from smoking during working hours
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