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Childrens Care Assistant - AS/SP

Job reference Childrens Care Assistant AS/SP
Contract type Permanent
Location Wincanton
Hourly rate £10.00 per hour,
Closing Date Tuesday 31st July 2018

To apply please email a CV to recruitmentdp@enhamtrust.org.uk

 

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.
 

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.

 

Hours:

  • 3 hours a week Saturday or Sunday.

Main Duties:

  • Looking after my disabled son  
  • Being able to join in activities designed to help support the  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:

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.

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