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Casual Female Personal Assistant

Location: Long Eaton, Derbyshire, Midlands Rate of Pay: £9.00 per hour

Hours per Week: Casual*

Job Reference: DER1445451AM1 Expires: 25th September 2019

Female Personal Assistant (EQUALITY ACT 2010 SCHEDULE 9, PART 1 APPLIES)

About the Employer

I am an 18 year old boy with Cerebral Palsy and SLD (Specific Learning Disability). I live with my Mum and Step-Dad and friendly cats. I am very friendly, affable and enjoy many activities including the Cinema, Swimming, attending youth groups and listening to music like day to remember. I like to be around friendly and chatty people and enjoy company. My mobility is good over short distances and for longer distances I use my wheelchair. I make my own choices, where limited options are given to me.


Summary of Duties

I will require you to support with the following duties:

 

  • support me and accompany me to access activities and events
  • support me with toileting, providing assistance with my clothing and cleanliness
  • help me to source new activities and arrange my social time
  • support my independence
  • liaise with my mum who will be your employer
  • support me to build confidence in social situations

 

I will need to be transported and supported with transferring on occasions, using your own vehicle

Maintain my personal safety and manage risks when it comes to things like money management, using escalators or approaching curbs and vulnerability around strangers

My 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 person I am looking will be experienced in working with individuals with a learning disability and some Autism awareness would be desirable.

I would like to work with someone who is friendly and chatty, be patient and provide flexibility.

Car Owner and full driving licence essential (business insurance required), you will be required to take me out in the community. (Mileage paid).

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).’

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


The Times Required

*This is a casual post; support is required before and after school times. Hours are to be worked during the week. Shifts could be either 7.30am-9.00am or 3pm-6pm, but will be by arrangement with your employer, depending on need, so flexibility is required.


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