what the job entails
Child-minders usually work in their own home. If you want to be a childminder and look after children under the age of 8.Most employers prefer employees to be at least 17 before working with children. But if you are 16 and have a real interest in working in this sector you can start by doing an introductory course at school.
positives in working with people with special needs:
you get to help people.
you get good money.
you make new friends.
negatives in working with people with special needs:
The person could have anger issues and could be abusive e.g. hitting, biting, nipping and screaming.
Low Self-Esteem: the person upset all the time and communicate.
trust issues: the person could have trust issues and not want to interact.
How long do you work and how much do you earn?
Starter: £14,000 to £17,000
Experienced: £17,000 to £22,000 (room leader)
Highly Experienced: up to £24,000 (deputy manager)
you work from 9am to 5pm
Places I might be able to do this
places I might go to study this
The Open University
Queen's University Belfast