this position would suit someone who enjoys the outdoors, has a calm, easy going nature and has plenty of energy. You will need to be able to…


1.     Build a Strong Relationship with the Children and the Children’s guardian.

2.     Maintain Established Rules and Routines. ...

3.     Be Simple, Clear, and Direct when working with the children….

4.     Keep your expectations flexible…...

5.     Break Things Up to maintain the children’s interest for example  Walking (at least 20 minutes), Playing games, Swimming, Cycling, Gardening or other outdoor work, Hiking or backpacking, Reading, Outdoor sports, Fishing, working with animals, general running around….

6.     . ...Reward Good Behaviour….

We are looking for individuals who have compassion and commitment, that can support making positive changes to someone’s life. Experience of working with energetic Children who on occasion can be tricky to manage is desirable.

You will be employed to assist with parenting and work closely with three boys aged 7, 8 and 9 within their home and in the community.

The boys love the outdoors, they love scoters, skateboards, football and generally running around.

The main purpose of this role is to ensure that the young people are Safe and feel secure and  are able to participate to participate in activities that interest them.

This will enable their main care giver to have some support and respite in order to recharge their batteries and provide the attention the boys need.

You will be required to work  term time and non-term time on a flexible basis including occasional weekends.

You should have a positive, flexible and friendly personality and a calming and positive nature.

Two up to date Reference contacts are required one of which must be from a present or previous employer. In addition, a new PVG enhanced disclosure will be required prior to appointment (disclosure cost to be met by the employer).

There is a 6-month trial period attached to this post

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Please contact Stephenie Blakey by e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for an application form or to forward a CV