Job ref. AC/KMC | Permanent | Chard TA20 | Rate £11 per hour | Closing 1st Sept

I am a active 9 year old boy with complex needs consisting of cerebral palsy, epilepsy that is controlled by diet, partially sighted and am globally developmentally delayed. I use a specialised buggy for long trips as I do love being outdoors. I enjoy water, noise that I make and lights. I will need help with personal care and getting out the house.

Hours are flexible if need be and more hours could be had if another carer is unable to full fill theirs one week.
Weekend hours are possible but during school term after school activities are preferred. A 3pm til 6pm or 4pm til 7pm is standard on a school day. Just not Thursday as already have a prior engagement.
Holiday hours are mainly to be split between Monday, Wednesday and Thursday and Friday. These are preferred but can be changed around to suit both client and carer.
The hours would be to take me out to do fun activities ie bowling, swimming, to play in the park or sometimes something more such as a trip to theme park of some sort. Mostly likely I would need a meal which I will have with me but sometimes I need help/support to feed myself. I will require help with personal care when it comes to toileting or showering.

Flexible and shared hours of 6 per week school term and 16 per week school holidays

Hourly Rate
£11 per hour

You must a driving license and car with business component on the insurance as you may need to use your own car at times such as when/ if picking up from school which is 40-60minute drive from home.
Be happy to share hours with others, be part of a team. Possibly work together for day trips out.
Be happy to work in the clients home as well as outdoors.
Patience and calmness is needed.

Experience with disabled children with learning difficulties preferred.
Someone who sees this as more of a long term job.

To Apply:
To apply for this post, please submit your CV to the following: [email protected]

As part of our Information Advice and Guidance Service, Enham Trust supports disabled people to employ their own staff. This vacancy is not a role within Enham Trust but an excellent opportunity to work directly for one of our customers. A right to work check will be undertaken before an any offer of employment. All vacancies may be subject to a DBS (formally CRB) check.

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