Companion/carer required for 9 year old boy - BS31 - 5 - 9 hours a week: £9.68 an hour - BRISTOL - BS3
Job Reference (22a9cfd7)
Morgan is a bright, intelligent and confident young man, he greatly enjoys talking to people and has a deep love of animals and computer games. He also likes cycling, reading, writing, story books, drawing and going on holidays. He lives with his parents and his younger brother between Bath and Bristol.

Morgan has a diagnosis of autism and of PDA (Pathological Demand Avoidance) and we are looking for somebody to spend time with him and help him to get out and about more and with his social skills.

Although relevant experience is desirable we are happy to consider candidates without experience if they are a good fit with Morgan.

Main Duties:

  • Looking after and being a companion to Morgan
  • Going for walks with Morgan and other outdoor activities. 
  • Helping with social skills.
  • Building a trusted relationship with Morgan
  • General hanging out!

No personal care is required.

Hours

Term time:
  • 3.5 hours a week at the weekend
  • 1.5 hours a week after school

School holidays:
  • 9 hours a week

Personal qualities/attributes required:

  • Happy
  •  Confident
  • Patient
  • Willing to learn and to fit in
  • Good listener to Morgan 
  • Energetic
  • Flexible

Essential criteria

  • Ability to get to the role (located on a bus route between Bristol and Bath)

Desirable criteria

  • Experience working with children with a diagnosis of ASD and PDA or comparable experience
  • Experience helping children develop social skills

Please note, the successful candidate will be asked to undergo a new DBS for this position (paid for by the employer).

Services
  • Social + Leisure activities
Training
  • Autism / Aspergers
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