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Personal Assistant

Location: Cheylesmore, Midlands Rate of Pay: £12.33 per hour

Hours per Week: 10 hrs* plus annual leave cover

Job Reference: COV1436205VT4 Expires: 25th September 2019

About the Employer

I am looking to recruit a Personal Assistant for my 15year old son. He is severely autistic and nonverbal, he communicates by taking you to what he wants and by making gestures. He enjoys going for walks in the park, visiting shops and journeys out in the car.


Summary of Duties

The duties include:

 

  • supporting with eating meals
  • all aspects of personal care
  • incontinence support
  • taking my son out in the community e.g. swimming, cinema and shopping

 

The needs may vary from day to day and your tasks may reflect this. You could be required to perform other duties as reasonably required.

You may be required to undertake any training that is considered necessary and appropriate to your role.


The Person They Are Looking For

The successful applicant will be confident and caring and be able to stay calm during challenging situations.

You will have experience with working with children with special needs.

It is important for you to have a calm and encouraging nature especially around mealtimes.

Due to the nature of the work for which you are applying, this post is subject to a satisfactory DBS disclosure (costs will be covered).

Car Owner and full driving license is desirable but not essential (business insurance required).

This advert may close before the stated date if sufficient applications are received.


The Times Required

Friday 4.30pm-8.30pm

Saturday 10am-2pm

Sunday 2hrs (flexible)

*there is the opportunity to cover another PAs annual leave.

If these days are not convenient for the PA the employer may look at other days.


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