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Part Time support worker|Peckham Rye, SE15 - London

Support Worker
Ref: 1164 Date Posted: Tuesday 23 Oct 2018
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£15 gross per hour. Experienced and confident, part time support worker for Archie (12) with ASD.





Title: Part time support worker| Peckham Rye, SE15
Location: Peckham Rye, SE15
Nearest Train: Peckham Rye
Wage: £15 gross per hour weekdays, £17 gross per hour weekends
Driver required? Not Required
Essential: Supporting clients with ASD, challenging behavior, strong communication skills
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: Wednesday – Friday 4.00pm – 10.00 pm, additional hours available at weekends and during school holidays (18 hours per week guaranteed)

We are looking for a calm, experienced and confident support worker to assist Archie (12) after school. Archie is a charming boy who enjoys watching music videos on his iPad, jumping on the trampoline, riding bikes and being outside. He has an Acquired Brain Injury and a diagnosis of autism.

Archie has limited verbal communication and uses some Makaton. Although he is usually happy and affectionate, he can present with challenging behaviour and become impulsive (pulling hair or pushing). You’ll need be fit, strong and vigilant to ensure Archie's safety, especially when outside.

The role consists of 3 afterschool shifts with possibility of extra weekends and holiday hours. You will support Archie during his after-school routine; assisting with personal care, dinner, playing and/or going out for a walk and accessing activities. Archie attends a special needs school which he is taken to and collected from by local authority transport.

This truly rewarding position would suit a confident and calm person with extensive experience with children or young adults with ASD and communication difficulties.


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