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Male Personal Assistant

Please note: Personal Assistant
(Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, PART 1 Applies)

Job Reference: 14123WARRB19


Expiry Date: 7th March 2024

Location: ATHERSTONE, West Midlands
Hourly Rate of pay: £12.50 40p mileage
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours per week: 16 hours

When you are Required


Specific days/times required:
• Monday,
• Wednesday,
• Thursday,
• Friday,
Dates and times are flexible and can be discussed at interview.

About the Employer

Are you interested in making a real difference to someone’s life? The parent of a young adult is looking for a knowledgeable and understanding personal assistant that is well equipped with skills to deal with a person who lives with autism. You will need to demonstrate skills of building trusting relationships and excellent communication skills to support this person effectively. Alex has a range of interests such as Marvel and DC movies and video games, Lego collecting and building, bowling and the gym. He also enjoys going to youth group and volunteering with them. He has a dog and 4 cats.



Employer Disability and Health Conditions


Autism






Other relevant information

About the Role


Duties and Responsibilities
• Support and/or prompt to attend appointments as necessary, e.g. hospital/doctors.
• Support to get to and from school/work/college/social activities.
• Assist and encourage socialisation, participating in activities.
• Promote and encourage friendships and independence.
• Develop a good and trusting one to one working relationship.

Evidence of the ability to be calm and resilient whilst under pressure and to remain optimistic and persistent. • Understanding the importance of seeking guidance and support when required.>


The individuals 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 have a responsibility as an employee to report all accidents to the employer immediately. You have a duty to report defects and / or hazards which may give rise to an accident. You are to ensure the safety of the individual at all times.

Transport Requirement

Car driver and car owner – must have business insurance.

Required Skills

• Be honest, reliable, trustworthy and punctual.• To be able to work on own initiative.
• To be able to follow instructions accurately.
• Be patient, supportive and caring.
• Have good listening skills and be able to provide non-judgemental emotional support.
• Be empathetic.
• Previous caring experience is essential.
• Be able to work flexibly, adapting to the employers needs on a daily basis.
• Have a lively personality.

Does this position interest you?

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

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