Title: Part Time SEN Nanny
Location: Twickenham, TW1
Nearest Tube/Station: Twickenham/Strawberry Hill
Wage: £15.00 gross per hour
Driver required? No
Essential: Professional hands on SEN experience and very confident and experienced with behaviour management
Start Date: Last week of August/beginning of September
Days & Hours: Ideally Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday. Term-time: 3.00pm to 7.30pm. School Holidays: 08.00am to 7.00pm – The family can be flexible on the days worked.
Family/Client Pets: Bearded Dragon (which is kept in a tank!)
About this client/child:
Lucy, 11 is at the heart of a very loving family. She has a big brother Sam, 12 who is incredibly patient and particularly good at distracting her when her behaviour can become difficult. Lucy was born at 27 weeks and has global developmental delay; this presents with associated learning difficulties and at times Lucy will show behaviour that can challenge. Lucy, who has begun puberty, can be impulsive, especially if she is not getting her own way. During a tantrum Lucy can lash out, for example, kicking or pulling hair; she will do this especially when she feels more comfortable around someone. Lucy is toilet trained; there are occasions when it takes a few steps back so continual but gentle prompting and encouragement is required.
Overview of role:
Lucy is a very active and generally happy girl. She loves being outside and is especially fond of swimming, although this activity might be limited due to the current situation. Lucy, along with her brother, love going for walks and close by is Bushy Park and Hampton Court Gardens. During Term time the SEN Nanny will be on hand to support Lucy with her homework (early stage reading/writing), Lucy will be starting a new school in September which will be a huge change for her. You will do school pick-ups and once things start to open up more, take Lucy to and from activities. You will supervise Sam whilst he completes his homework and prepare dinner for both children. During the school holidays there is time to organise fun trips out locally.
Who this job would suit:
This job will suit an experienced *female nanny, who is able to calmly assert guidance and support to Lucy when required. You will be extremely caring, have a ton of energy and a fun outlook. Confidence and gentle consistency are key to giving Lucy the opportunity to reach her full potential
What’s great about this job:
This is a great opportunity to continue supporting Lucy’s development whilst joining a friendly family environment. The family welcome you to bring in new ideas, and the skills to plan and carry out creative activities to enhance Lucy’s learning. To apply please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
Client/Family met by Snap?
Yes, previously met, this family are well-known to us. On this occasion they will be carrying out all recruitment, including shortlisting and interviewing. By applying for this vacancy, you agree to Snap Care sending your CV and contact details directly to our client for their consideration. Please see our website for more info on how Snap works with associated companies/clients.
*Where a specific gender is stated as essential, gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement in accordance to paragraph 1, schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010.
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