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Personal Assistant

Job Reference: 14553WAR1447692Wm13


Expiry Date: 6th March 2024

Location: Stratford on Avon, West Midlands
Hourly Rate of pay: £12.00
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours per week: 9 per week

When you are Required


Dates and times are flexible and can be discussed at interview.

About the Employer

We are parents of three children, two of whom have additional needs. We require some respite support to help recharge our batteries, so that we can continue to provide a safe and secure home for our family. Therefore, we are recruiting for a ‘Family PA’, based just outside Stratford upon Avon. Our eight-year-old son is a full-time wheelchair user with very limited understanding and no verbal skills. Whereas our four-year-old daughter has autism with specific sensory needs. She is non-verbal and communicates her wants and needs using objects of reference, gestures, and noises.



Employer Disability and Health Conditions
• Mobility / Physical • Cognitive / Learning

Our eight-year-old son is a full-time wheelchair user with very limited understanding and no verbal skills. Whereas our four-year-old daughter has autism with specific sensory needs. She is non-verbal and communicates her wants and needs using object






Other relevant information

About the Role


Duties and Responsibilities
• Support and/or prompt with personal care. This may include toileting, showering/bathing, getting in and out of bed, getting dressed.
• Support and/or prompt with cooking/meal preparation and eating meals/drinks.
• 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.

The role will be to provide a high level of assistance and stimulation to support our children. Duties will include taking the children (separately) on walks. To entertain and engage, through play, with both indoor and outdoor activities. Assisting p>


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.• Maintain confidentiality and respect privacy, including the prohibited use of social media in relation to the job role.
• 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 not essential, however you should have a genuine interest in supporting people with a disability/illness to achieve their goals.
• Be self-motivated with a willingness to get involved.
• Have a lively personality.

Required Training
Successful candidates are required to undertake any training that is considered necessary and appropriate to the role.

Moving and Handling. Training will be provided by the employer.

Does this position interest you?

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

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