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Care Assistant for a young person P/T@ £13.09/hr in Ashington - FTE - £25.5k

Apply at UKCIL.com. Reference: 0f589d08

Job Purpose:

To provide for a 4-year-old male child with Autism, communication difficulties and sensory needs.


We are looking to recruit a Support Worker for this little boy to enable him to access age appropriate social and leisure activities in the community. He loves to play outside in the garden and playing with water. His favourite TV programme is Micky Mouse Club and his favourite characters are Donald Duck, Goofy and Pluto. He enjoys playing with toys with removable parts so he can see how they work. Support will be needed to help him communicate his needs and understand him, due to him being unable to do this verbally. He will always require constant close supervision and attention to keep him safe, as he has no danger awareness. He las a limited diet and this will be discussed with successful applicant. There will be some personal care required... as the child wears nappies. There is no medication administration required with this role.

4 hours per week during term-time weeks, then 8 hours per week in all school holidays.

Rate of pay
£13.09 per hour Holidays are 5.6 weeks per year, pro-rata.
Out of pocket expenses will be met by the employer i.e. mileage to and from activities and costs related to specific activities.

Person Specification
The successful applicant must: ·
have at least 12 months experience working with children who have disabilities ·
have a positive understanding towards children people with disabilities
have a genuine interest in working with children with complex needs
be able to respond positively and sensitively to any changes in behaviour
have a high degree of initiative
be punctual and reliable as the child can never be left unsupervised
be flexible
have a happy, positive, and caring nature
respect confidentiality

Car driver required and must have business insurance.

An Enhanced DBS Check is required, cost to be met by employer.

Key Responsibilities

• Personal Care
• Social + Leisure activities

• Safeguarding Adults/Children

Please apply by clicking above or at ukcil.com
Ashington United Kingdom


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