Care Assistant/ Childcare - Ref. AS/SP

Job reference: AS/SP

Contract type: Permanent

Location: Wincanton

Hours: 3 hours a week Saturday or Sunday.

Hourly rate: £10.00 per hour

Closing date: Friday 31st August 2018

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To apply, please email your CV with the job reference to [email protected]

As part of our Information Advice and Guidance Service we support disabled people to employ their own staff as Personal Assistants. This vacancy is not a role within Enham Trust but an excellent opportunity to work directly for one of our customers.

Job overview

I’m currently looking for a Care assistant to help provide part time care for my disabled son mainly at the weekends with scope to provide assistance through school holidays, it will involve spending time with him within the family home and out of the home environment doing activities with him to help aid his development. This will include messy play activities, water play, bubbles, baking etc.. It would also include taking him the activities or days out occasionally to help him to develop his social communication needs. The ideal candidate should have an understanding of autism and be kind in nature and patient.

Main Duties

  • Looking after my disabled son  
  • Being able to join in activities designed to help support his development
  • To be able to manage my child’s challenging behaviour when he becomes over whelmed
  • To be able to take my child out on activities to help aid his social communication

Ideal Candidate

  • A good understanding of autism and experience of working with children on the spectrum desirable
  • To have a calm, kind and patient personality
  • Must know how to positivity handle a child to avoid any harm
  • Enhanced DBS Check
  • Legally Able To Work in UK

Ideal Candidate

  • Working with a child with autism before, to be familiar with STC, social stories or any other visual aids forms communication.
  • Length of experience required: 5yrs +
  • Full Driving Licence
  • Use of Own Car

Apply now

To apply, please email your CV with the job reference to [email protected]