Job Reference: WAR1439193KR2 Expires: 5th October 2019
P.A required to work alongside current P.A and be part of making a difference to our 15 year old daughter (non-verbal) who lives in her autistic world and has high needs.
Our daughter needs her new PA to spend time at home with her initially to build a relationship.
To work alongside mum initially to provide individual bespoke support.
She has high needs and is challenging - she needs her new PA to spend time at home with her building a relationship.
Personal care involved as our daughter wears continence pads Our daughter is socially isolated as she cannot tolerate lots of people around her without experiencing a high sensory overloaded. SC is treated for PANDAS (Paediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Streptococcal Infections) which causes inflammation of the brain and severe aggression. She has a strict clean diet free from: gluten, dairy, soya, yeast and sugar, all of which we cook from scratch and have been doing for a number of years. Our daughter requires 2:1 support due to her being diagnosed with ASD, Dyspraxia, Sensory defensive behaviour to sounds and hypotonic muscle tone.
Our daughter is non-verbal but makes sounds to illustrate that she is happy or sad, hurt or well.
Our daughter makes these sounds for the majority of the time and augments her communication at home by taking her parents to what she wants and using objects of reference.
Our daughter has most of her personal care needs met by her us and has encouragement to help herself. She is doubly incontinent.
She will also display Self Injurious behaviour and can lash out when anxious.
P.A’s will be advised on the Triggers for aggressive behaviour and how to manage these.
Times agreed in advance.
Saturday daytime initially.