Title: Female Buddy /Support Worker| Dubai
Wage: £2,116.00 net per month
Driver required? Not Required
Essential Experience: Working with children with autism, complex behavioural needs and speech delay
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: Friday, Saturday 10.00am – 7.00 pm, 3 afternoons per week 4.00pm – 7.00pm, 30 hours on average per week
Accommodation: Not applicable, this is a daily position for someone already living in Dubai
Khalid (13) and Zayed (12) are active and lively boys who enjoy horse riding, music, going swimming and trips to the mall. They both boys are autistic and have limited verbal communication, and while they can express his needs, likes and dislikes, they need encouragement to use language more effectively. They attend a specialist school which they really enjoy.
We are looking for an experienced and confident *Female Buddy/ Support worker who will focus on improving the boys self-help and functional skills. You will be already based in Dubai and have previous experience supporting children or teenagers with autism. Working alongside Khalid’s and Zayed’s parents and their nannies, you will implement a therapy programme into their daily routine, support them with their studies and promote their independence, functional skills, and language development. Your role will be to assist the boys after school and at the weekends, supporting (prompting) with personal care, mealtimes, playing sport and accessing activities.
The main goal for this role is to help the brothers to take part in everyday life as independently as possible, improve their social and emotional skills and promote their self-care.
This fantastic position will suit someone who is caring, energetic and calm, someone who will support both brothers to reach their full potential. To apply, send your CV to Kamila, who has met this welcoming family.
*Gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with paragraph 1 of Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010 for a female worker to work with our client