Job Title: Support Worker
Location: Andover
Hourly rate: £11.00 an hr
Reference: CZ1498
Hours/shifts: 5 hrs every other Sat
• I am looking for a special person to support my 4 year old son
• He is a lovely boy and although is non verbal he is able to show you what he wants
• He loves being active and enjoys swimming, going to the park or doing crafts
• You would be required to support him by taking him out or being involved in an activity with him at home
• The hours are 5 hours every other Sat
• As he has a learning disability and is on the autistic spectrum you would need to be able to support him and keep him safe while he is having fun

Other Requirements 

• Must have a UK driving licence
• Must have access to own vehicle
• Other :
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

Personal Care:
Change nappy as required

• Taking out to fun activities such as swimming or the park. If the weather is not good then to support him with activities at home such as arts and crafts.

• Shopping is a big no as this causes anxiety and stress.
Keeping him safe is a priority

Person specification

The successful applicant will be:  
• Female/Male * due to personal care needs
• 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.