Care support worker for 11 year old female child in Cornhill/Berwick @ £10.82 per hour - CORNHILL-ON-TWEED - TD12

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Job Reference (68997c10)

 | LOCATION: | Cornhill, Berwick upon Tweed
 | JOB PURPOSE: | To provide support for an 11 year old girl who has a diagnosis of ASD, ADHD and a learning disability.   
 | REF: | BP/284463
 
We are currently looking to recruit an experienced Support Worker to enable this child to access age appropriate leisure activities in the local community and to participate in meaningful play. 
 
The child is an active energetic young lady with lots of enthusiasm. She loves to swing, climb, jump, dance and also to play, including colouring-in, music, teddies and Pokémon. She is a friendly, chatty child who prefers to know what is happening around her, what the routine will be and when it will be happening. 
 
MAIN DUTIES
·       You will be required to anticipate the child’s needs, as she has some limited verbal communication. She may also need support dealing with her sensory difficulties and social interactions. 
·       Provide social stimulation and progressive levels of activity.  
·       Assist the child to build appropriate relationships with peers within the wider community. 
·       The child requires limited support with aspects of personal care, potentially including wiping and dressing.
·       Some support with mealtimes, mostly encouragement to focus on the task.
·       You will be required to ensure the safety of the child at all times as she has a limited awareness of safety and risks. 
 
Hours
 
5 hours per week during school holiday weeks only (13 weeks per year). Flexibility is required to meet the needs of the child and availability of the worker.
 
Rate of pay
 
£10.82 per hour. Holidays are 5.6 weeks per year, pro-rata
 
Person Specification
 
Successful applicant must:
 
·       Have at least 12 months experience working with children who have disabilities 
·       Have a positive understanding towards children with disabilities 
·       Have a genuine interest in working with children with complex needs
·       Have a high degree of initiative
·       Be punctual and reliable as the child cannot be left unsupervised.
·       Be flexible
·       Have a happy, positive and caring nature.
·       Respect confidentiality.
 
Car driver essential and must have business insurance.
 
An Enhanced DBS Check is required, cost to be met by employer.
 
For further information and an application form please contact Bettina Paterson on 03330508010
Services

Personal Care

Social + Leisure activities

Training

Safeguarding Adults/Children

Transportation

Full UK driving license

Own personal car

Schedule, Pay & Hours
Time
Mon
Tue
Wed
Thu
Fri
Sat
Sun
Mor
Aft
Eve
ONA
ONS
ONA = Overnight Awake / ONS = Overnight Sleep
Hour/Week
5.0
Pay/hr
£10.82
Weekly Actual
£54
Monthly Actual
£234
Annual Actual
£2,813
Annual FTE
£22,506

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