V3292 Fun and positive physio/conductor needed to work with little girl with cerebral palsy : Putney, London

Contract type Permanent Start Date: July 2013 Temp to: N/A Hours: 4.00pm to 6pm, flexible hours on Saturday Days: 4 afternoons a week 4pm to 6pm plus 3 hours on Saturday (20 hrs in school holidays) Wage Gross £15-20 gross per hour Wage Net: See gross Accommodation Provided: N/A Driver Required? Not Essential Nearest Tube or Station: Putney Line: British Rail We are seeking a confident and fun therapist / special needs nanny to work with lovely little girl called Amy (almost 4). Amy has a cerebral palsy and cortical visual impairment, she is physically very able, she doesn’t walk yet but can sit, stand, feed herself with assistance, reach for toys. Amy needs help with all her personal care, she is not toilet trained yet and requires support with walking. She is non verbal but can vocalise and clearly communicates her likes and dislikes. When she was younger she suffered from epilepsy, now Amy is on ketogenic diet which controls her seizures. She is a happy little girl who loves being around people. She needs lots of stimulation and responds well to positive reinforcement. She enjoys being outdoors, trips to the park, sensory toys and listening to classical music. Amy is about to start a specialist school where she will receive an intensive input from different therapists and conductive education. The family are looking for a physiotherapist/ special needs nanny with strong physiotherapy / conductive education background who will support Amy to improve her physical skills and encourage her to be more independent. Somebody with positive attitude and caring nature. The person needs to be able to establish clear boundaries and be firm but fair when needed. As Amy is very able to do things it will be en extremely rewarding role. The therapist/ nanny will be required to plan and keep records of Amy’s progress. The position is 4 afternoons a week 4pm to 6pm and 3 hours on Saturday. Flexibility will be helpful as there might be more hours available in school holidays. This is a very welcoming and easy going family so lovely atmosphere to work in. For more information contact Alicja who has met the family. Only applicants with relevant experience will be considered, please quote V3292 when applying. SNAP Childcare is the leading specialist recruitment agency for nannies and care workers who wish to work with babies, children and young adults with additional needs – and their siblings!

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