Title:Part Time *Male Buddy | Clapham Common SW4
Nearest Tube:Clapham Common
Wage: £17.00 gross per hour
Use of a car?On duty
Essential: Supporting a child or young person with Autism, Epilepsy, Makaton
Days & Hours:Any 3 afternoons (flexible), 3.30pm – 7.30pm
We are delighted to be working in association with a private client on this position. They will be carrying all recruitment once candidate CVs have been forwarded for their consideration. By applying for this vacancy, you agree to Snap Care sending your CV and contact details directly to our client for their consideration. Click here for more info on how Snap works with associated companies/clients.
Henry is a charming and energetic 15-year-old. He loves swimming, going to the park and running out and about. Henry has Autism, severe learning difficulties and epilepsy. His epilepsy is controlled by daily medication and there is a protocol to administer emergency medication if needed although seizures are not a frequent occurrence. Henry is non verbal but uses some Makaton. Although Henry is normally happy and affectionate, but naturally when frustrated he can present with some challenging behaviour so a fit, strong and vigilant applicant is essential to ensure Henry’s safety when out.
Henry attends a special needs school and is making great progress here and out and about in the community. Your role would be to support Henry during his after-school routine; assisting with personal care, having dinner, playing and/or going out for a walk and accessing activities.
You will need extensive experience with children or young adults with autism and communication difficulties. The main goal is to help Henry take part in everyday life and improve his social and communication skills. This exciting position will suit a confident, energetic and calm Buddy who will support Henry to reach his full potential.
*Gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with paragraph 1 of Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010 for a male worker to work with our client.
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