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Companion required for 9 year old boy - BS31 - 5 - 9 hours a week

Listed by WECIL

Salary

£9.68 per hour

Hours

5 hours a week term time and 9 hours a week during school holidays

Job Duration

Start date immediately

Details

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)

DBS check required

 

Desirable criteria

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

Application:

Email: jemima.alexander@wecil.co.uk for more details

 

Bristol Childcare, Health & Care services