Support Worker/Buddy/Social Care Worker CZ1285 Location: Basingstoke Hourly rate: £9.50 per hour Reference: CZ1285 Summary I am looking for a fun, flexible and reliable male to support my 14 year old son to have some social fun. He is a happy boy who likes company but noise and busy places can make him feel anxious. He enjoys typical teenage activities such as going to the park, swimming, eating out but not the cinema! He is non verbal but uses his book to help communicate his needs. If you feel you can offer reliable and regular support then please apply for any of the hours advertised which can be flexible. Hours/Shifts: 3 hrs a week every week after school/weekend 6 hrs a week during school holidays Other Requirements: "Exemption is claimed under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9." Must have a UK driving licence Must have access to own vehicle 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. Job description Social: To help to access social activities such as swimming, going to Macdonalds – (has nut allergy so will need to be aware of this). To enable him to have typical teenage fun. To accompany to the toilet whilst out. Person specification The successful applicant will be: Reliable with good time-keeping Able to both follow instructions and work on own initiative Fit and healthy to undertake the required duties Patience and possess excellent interpersonal skills Non smoker Honest with a high sense of humour Able to speak and read English to a reasonable standard Car driver with access to a car 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.