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Female Personal Assistant

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

Job Reference: DER15577AM3

Expiry Date: 4th March 2024

Location: Ilkeston, DE7, Derbyshire, East Midlands
Hourly Rate of pay: £12.00
Contract Type: Casual
Hours per week: Casual

When you are Required

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

About the Employer

I am looking to recruit a Casual Personal Assistant to support my young daughter in our family home, she has autism is non verbal, but is currently learning to speak and uses PECS. She is funny, loving, enjoys doing puzzles using her tablet, going swimming and being outdoors. Working hours will be casual as and when needed, working days and hours will be discussed further at interview. The PA will work with another PA or a family member, providing 2:1 support when out in the community. Most of the work will be provided by one PA providing 1:1 support in our family home, which will be discussed further at interview.

Employer Disability and Health Conditions
• Cognitive / Learning


Other relevant information
• The individual keeps pets in the home.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 and/or prompt to attend appointments as necessary, e.g. hospital/doctors.
• Support the individual to look after/care for pets.
• 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).

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 experience in childcare/special needs is essential.
• 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.

it is preferred that applicants have experience, and or training in Autism

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

First Aid. PA must already hold relevant qualification.Autism trained is preferred

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

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