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Personal Assistant

Job Reference: LIN15367AC4


Expiry Date: 7th March 2024

Location: Lincolnshire, East Midlands
Hourly Rate of pay: £10.50 - double time bank holidays
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours per week: 15
Applicants must be 25 years of age or over.

When you are Required


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

About the Employer

A 25yr old gentleman who has autism. He is out going and enjoys a laugh with you. He enjoys gaming, the gym and ten pin bowling and as part of your job role, it would be to encourage him with this. We require someone who is highly motivated and enthusiastic due to him not going out much. This is due to the pandemic of his fear of going out. Ideally were looking for someone with 5yrs experience.



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






Other relevant information
• The individual keeps pets in the home.3 cats, 2 out door guinea pigs.

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 and/or prompt to attend appointments as necessary, e.g. hospital/doctors.
• Support with food shopping.
• 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.



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


Full driving licence is essential as the role requires you to drive the employer’s vehicle, for insurance purpose you must be

25.

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 able to work flexibly, adapting to the employers needs on a daily basis.
• Flexibility would be an advantage as the hours may be variable.
• Be self-motivated with a willingness to get involved.
• 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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