PA Vacancy

Family Support Worker – CCOSUN

Hours: 6 hours (weekend)

Rate of Pay: £14.00 per hour (gross)

Area: Houghton Le Spring/Sunderland


I have two children, a son aged 9 and a daughter aged 6. Both have some developmental trauma and attachment issues which cause emotional and behavioural difficulties. My son is also autistic and has ADHD. My son is at a specialist school and needs support to manage his emotions and social situations. He enjoys using technology to play games (e.g. Roblox) and playing with things such as playdoh or cut out characters.  He often needs some encouragement and support to go out but does enjoy himself once out.  My youngest is a very sociable, friendly little girl who loves spending time outside and playing with her baby dolls.


Brief details of the job:

The main purpose of this job is to work alongside me caring for and supporting my children.  This job will be primarily to look after my son, but you may also need to supervise and support my daughter whilst I do activities with my son.

Please read the Job Description for further details.


Weekend – Saturday or Sunday for 6 hours

Which day you work can be negotiated.  Some flexibility may be required with start and end times for your hours, in order to fit in with variable children’s activities.

A car driver with own car is required to be able to take children out to activities.


This vacancy will close as soon as a suitable candidate is appointed.

At the time of starting their employment, the successful candidate must have permission to work in the U.K.


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