Waking Night Special Needs Nanny | London, N5 - North London

£15 gross per hour - Epilepsy - Night Positions
Ref: 1138 Date Posted: Wednesday 07 Nov 2018
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£15.00 gross per hour. Intuitive and engaging Waking Night & Weekend SEN Nanny required for 2 nights a week for Noah 10, who is autistic and has Dravet syndrome




Title:Part Time Waking Night and Weekend Special Needs Nanny|N5
Location:Highbury, N5
Nearest Tube Station:  Highbury and Islington
Wage : £15.00 gross per hour
Driver required?Not Required 
Essential: Supporting children or young adults with learning difficulties and in particular ASD would be an advantage. 
Desirable: Experience working with clients with Epilepsy
Start Date:ASAP 
Days & Hours:Week 1, Friday and Saturday. Week 2, Wednesday and Thursday, 10.00pm to 07.00am, plus one weekend day per month with other cover shifts often available. 

Noah is a lively, energetic boy. He has Dravet syndrome which presents with multiple seizures and developmental delay causing difficulties with language and motor skills. Noah is also autistic and has a tube in place mainly for his medication. Noah requires regular morning and evening medicine and occasionally requires emergency medication to resolve his seizures.

Your role as waking night nannywill be to monitor Noah throughout the night for seizures and wakefulness. Noah is awake a lot during the night, so he will require gentle comforting to help him get back to sleep. 

During the weekend day shift (1 weekend day a month) you will take Noah out and about; he loves and thrives on doing lots of different activities. He enjoys high impact activities like swimming, trampolining, trips to the zoo, park and bowling.

This job will suit someone who has worked within a small hometeam set up and who is adaptable to working both nights and days. We are particularly keen to hear from candidates with a background in Psychology, SEN or OT. 

This is a fantastic opportunity for flexible,energetic and confident SEN Nanny with a sincere interest in working with a child with such diverse needs as Noah. 

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