Job Reference: TP2152 Expires: 30th July 2018
To support a 52 year old gentleman with a brain injury that reduces his ability to complete aspects of daily living. The role involves supporting him in his parental role with his two children, one of which has additional needs and communication difficulties. Knowledge of Makaton and/or PECS would be an advantage but not essential if willing to learn.
You would provide me with company both at home and on social activities. May need to take me to me to medical appointments and will support me with my 2 children both in the home and out socially.
Ideally you will have experience/knowledge of brain injuries and children with additional needs/communication difficulties. I am looking for someone who is kind, caring and responsible with a pro-active attitude to life. You should be hardworking, reliable, trustworthy, honest, patient, flexible, have a good sense of humour and be committed to the role. Driving License and own car with business insurance is essential.
A DBS would be needed for this role.
Flexible hours 7 hours per day, 2 days every 4 weeks. During term time it would need to be weekends, but could be more flexible in the school holidays.