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Personal Assistant

Job Reference: 15576WAR1461992WM5

Expiry Date: 1st April 2024

Location: NUNEATON, West Midlands
Hourly Rate of pay: £11ph
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours per week: 35

When you are Required

Specific days/times required:
• Monday, Two hours mid morning and an hour in afternoon (may be virtual)
Two hours mid morning and an hour in afternoon (may be virtual)A 3 hour block to support with an activity Two hours mid morning and an hour in afternoon (may be virtual)11am – 4pm (will include doing shopping)11-7pm
Dates and times are flexible and can be discussed at interview.

About the Employer

This role is to be a personal assistant for my son who is a person needing support to live an enriched live with autism and ADHD. Whilst he is nearly thirty he lives like a teenager, needing sensitive safeguarding & guidance. he Would like to be enabled to work part time. Supports West Bromwich Albion football team Strives for friendship and unable to recognise good friends, often taken advantage of.

Employer Disability and Health Conditions
• Cognitive / Learning • Invisible

The employer's hobbies and interests:
• football • music• bike riding

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 and/or prompt the individual to take medication.
• Assist with household chores and general homemaking.
• 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.
• Support with managing paperwork & correspondence.

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 preferred but not essential.

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 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.

Does this position interest you?

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

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