KT12 | SEN Buddy / PA - Surrey

£19.00 Weekdays | £21.00 Weekends | Gross per Hour

Date Posted: Tuesday 11 June 2024

, Ref: 2799

 

SEN Buddy / PA in Walton-on-Thames, KT12. A flexible, part-time position for an enthusiastic, dynamic and supportive individual with an interest in promoting independence and supporting therapy programmes to help an 11 year old with cerebral palsy reach his full potential. Up to £21.00 Gross per Hour

Nearest Tube/Station: Walton-on-Thames
Wage/Salary: £19.00 Weekdays | £21.00 Weekends | Gross per Hour
Driver Essential? Yes, automatic SUV for use on duty
Essential: Experience supporting a young person with SEN / additional needs on a 1:1 basis. Excellent communication skills. Non-smoker/vaper
Desirable: Currently studying or graduate in SaLT/OT/Physiotherapy; Previous experience implementing therapy / rehabilitation programmes.
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: Part-time hours available, ideally two to three after school/ evening shifts per week, mostly during term time. Additional hours available on weekends if desired. Our client is very flexible and willing to schedule hours around your current work, study, or family life commitments therefore the start or finish time can be flexible.
Family/Client Pets: Not applicable
Recruiter: Jade   jade@snapcare.co.uk

About this client/child: Felix is an 11-year-old bright, capable, and happy young man, living at home with his Mum and Dad, he attends a mainstream school setting, and enjoys spending time with his friends, playing computer games, cycling and being active. Felix has Cerebral Palsy and has a PEG in situ for his fluids and medication, he enjoys a soft food diet. Felix is mobile and uses a manual wheelchair for longer distances when out and about. Felix strives for his independence, works extremely hard on his rehabilitation, and continues to make great progress. He would like a proactive, positive, and motivational SEN Buddy / PA to provide 1:1 assistance and support on a part-time basis.

Overview of role: The SEN Buddy / PA will assist Felix with his therapy programme, personal goals, and overall targets, support to participate in extracurricular activities, explore new hobbies and interests, and keeping up with his friends etc. This position is all about promoting independence and enabling Felix to live life to the fullest. Felix requires a creative, adaptable and proactive SEN Buddy / PA who will focus, motivate and encourage him to reach his full potential. Training and ongoing support will be provided to you by his team of therapists. There is plenty of flexibility in this role, so if you are interested, please get in touch with your availability.

Who this job would suit: This is an ideal role if you are currently working in a school setting, studying or have experience supporting young people with a brain injury, cerebral palsy or SEN. This position will suit you if you are dedicated to promoting independence and will enjoy working in collaboration with parents, family, and other SEN professionals.

What’s great about this job: You can choose when you work! You will receive a high standard of person-centered training, ongoing supervision and have the opportunity to work in a supportive, fun, and friendly working environment. Felix is a bright, engaging and happy young man with huge potential – you can be the one to support him to exceed his targets and reach his goals; a truly rewarding position.

Who is recruiting for this role? Our client is using our Shortlist Service. Snap Care will screen applications to confirm the essential criteria for the position is met. The client will then continue the recruitment process. By applying for this vacancy, you agree to us sending your CV and contact details to our client. Please see our website for more information. 

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