Job Title: Buddy/Support Worker
Location: Crawley
Hourly rate: £9 per hour
Reference: DP1996
Hours/shifts: Every other Saturday and school holidays


Summary
• Buddy/Support worker wanted to accompany my 16 year old Autistic son, during the school holidays and every other Saturday to access every day activities
• He loves going to the beach, the cinema and day trips to London
• My son is quite an independent person and has a good awareness of what he wants to do and how he feels about certain things


Other Requirements

All applicants must be willing to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check
Successful applicants will be entitled to Holiday pay and will be issued employment contracts.


Description


Typical duties
Social:
Accompany my son when accessing social activities
Accompany my son on longer day trips
Any other reasonable task

 Person specification

The successful applicant will be:
Respectful of the employer’s privacy and confidentiality
• Reliable with good time-keeping
• Able to both follow instructions and work on own initiative
• Hygienic, tidy minded and well organised
• Fit and healthy to undertake the required duties
• Patience and possess excellent interpersonal skills
• Honest and cheerful
• Creative
• Able to speak and read English to a reasonable standard
• Legally permitted to work in the United Kingdom
• Able to work at all times to high standards of Health & Safety
Previous experience preferred but this is not as essential as a kind and common sense approach to these roles.