Typical duties

Personal Care: 
• Supervise my son when he uses the toilet and assist with wiping or nappy change if appropriate. 
• Ensure he and his environment are clean and hygienic eg hand washing. 
• Helping my son to get dressed and undressed when needed eg when going swimming. 
• Mealtimes my son will need to be spoon-fed.

Social: 
• Accompanying my son when accessing social and leisure activities, including swimming and trips to theme parks and other activities he enjoys. 
• Keeping my son safe and to be aware that he can be unpredictable.
• Encourage my son to leave the house and promote independence.
• On occasion engaging my son in activities at home.


• Person specification


The successful applicant will be: 
• Respectful of the employer’s privacy and confidentiality
• Able to communicate using visuals and Makaton signing.
• 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.
Previous experience preferred but this is not as essential as a kind and common sense approach to these roles. Training will be given.