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Personal Assistant

Job Reference: SHE15101RK4

Expiry Date: 4th March 2024

Location: Sheffield S11, Yorkshire
Hourly Rate of pay: £12.06
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours per week: 6 hours going up to 12 during school holidays

When you are Required

Specific days/times required:
• Monday, 11-5pm
• Friday, 11-5pm
• Saturday, 11-5pm
Dates and times are flexible and can be discussed at interview.

About the Employer

I am a young boy who needs support when going out, walking in different weather, be aware of dogs for me and I have no sense of danger I will need somebody to look out for my safety at all times.

Employer Disability and Health Conditions
• Cognitive / Learning • Mental Health

Severe autism, severe learning disabilities

The employer's hobbies and interests:
• Ipad• swimming • walking

Other relevant information
• The individual keeps pets in the home.1 dog.

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.
• Support and/or prompt the individual to access sporting and leisure activities.
• Assist and encourage socialisation, participating in activities.
• Promote and encourage friendships and independence.
• Develop a good and trusting one to one working relationship.

personal care is only required around toileting >

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.

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).

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 work as part of a team.
• 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.
• Previous experience in childcare/special needs is essential.
• Be able to work flexibly, adapting to the employers needs on a daily basis.

experience is required around learning difficulties and autism

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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