Job Title: Social Support Assistant
Location:       Crawley     
Hourly rate:        £9.50
Reference:    DP4935         
Hours/shifts: Monday 10am-4pm and Friday 10am-4pm
My son is 30 years old and has Autism and Learning difficulties. He is a very placid man and has a great passion for construction. The job entails planning what he will make at his woodwork sessions so if you have a love or any experience in Carpentry and design that would be great. Teaching him how to use tools safely would also be an advantage. The location will be in Menshed where my son spends a lot of his time. He also enjoys playing pool so it would be lovely for you to engage in that together.

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.
Typical duties
When attending Menshed with my son you would be supporting him in the construction of his projects. You may be required to lift materials for him to use as well as support him in using tools and machinery.
Supporting my son to pack up the work bench at Menshed after has completed his tasks.
• Accompanying and assisting him a Menshed
• Planning the construction of his next building project.
• Occasionally accompanying to social events which are also arranged through Menshed
 Person specification
The successful applicant will be:    
To have similar interests to my son so a love for carpentry or designing would be an advantage
To feel comfortable to use tools and machinery
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- any love of art would be useful 
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.