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Assistant socio-éducatif (accompagnement des personnes handicapées) (Switzerland)

  • Generic name of profession

    Special needs care worker
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Assistant socio-éducatif (accompagnement des personnes handicapées)
    Social care worker (handicapped persons) (EN)
    Fachmann/Fachfrau Betreuung (DE)
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  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

    EU Law :
    Other  Not applicable
    National legislation:
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    Type of regulation :
    Reserves of activities


    Recognition under:
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    Additional information :
    Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC:
    General system of recognition - primary application
    Qualification level:
    SEC - Certificate attesting the completion of a secondary course , Art. 11 b
    Prior check of qualifications for a temporary and/or occasional provision of services:
  • Activities

    Description of activities:
    L'assistant socio-éducatif accompagne des personnes handicapées sur le plan physique ou mental, qui requièrent une aide particulière dans l'accomplissement de leurs activités quotidiennes. Ils les aident à satisfaire leurs besoins ordinaires (alimentation, soins de base, déplacements), les stimulent à développer leurs relations sociales et à améliorer ou maintenir leur autonomie.
    The socio-educational assistant accompanies disabled persons on the physical or mental plan, who require a particular help in the fulfillment of their daily activities. They help them to satisfy their ordinary needs (food supply), basic care, travels(movements), stimulate them to develop their social relationships and to improve or to maintain their autonomy. (EN)
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