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Summer Holiday Support Worker in Burgess Hill

We are looking for someone to support a young man with learning difficulties and autism, with activities such as horse riding, swimming and walking around parks and gardens, together with visits to Brighton and other local towns.

12 - 18 hours per week
£11.50 Per Hour

What are you going to do:

This is a great summer role for someone interested in working with people on the austism spectrum and who enjoys being out and about.

Key tasks

  • Offering the young man a choice of outings and activities. He enjoys walks in National Trust properties, Tilgate Park, Lewes, Arundel, Guildford, Horsham and the sea fronts at Littlehampton, Hove and Brighton including the Pier and Garden Centres.
  • Taking him shopping in Brighton
  • Taking him to cafes
  • There is limited personal care, the young man requires some support in using the toilet and helping with outer clothing, or getting changed for horse riding or swimming.

The successful applicant will be:

  • Respectful of the employer’s privacy and confidentiality

  • 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

  • Honest and cheerful

  • Creative

  • Able to speak and read English to a reasonable standard

  • Legally permitted to work in the United Kingdom

  • Able to work at all times to high standards of Health & Safety

What we offer:

  • Flexible working hours
  • Fun working environment
  • Working in the community

What we ask:

  • You should be registered as a university student
  • Willingness to learn
  • Communication


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Extra information

Previous experience of supporting someone with a disability is not essential as full training will be given but it is important that you enjoy helping others, are fit and active and have good interpersonal skills. Applicants must be available to work on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday*, a car driver would be an advantage. 

*We will consider applicants who are available on two of these days.

An enhanced DBS check will be required.

Education Level
Burgess Hill
Working hours per week
12 - 18
Type of Contract
Summer / Holiday Jobs
Salary indication
£11.50 Per Hour
Responsible for
Care of young person with autism
Profession type
Home Care
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

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