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Personal Assistant

Job Reference: 15587WAR404591WM4

Expiry Date: 5th March 2024

Location: Rugby, West Midlands
Hourly Rate of pay: £12 PH
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours per week: 3 casual to cover al sick

When you are Required

About the Employer

Young Person on the Autism Spectrum Disorder. I am tall and energetic and enjoy exploring my surroundings, I am verbal but struggle to express myself and I struggle to be able to keep myself safe. I enjoy music, swimming and cycling and most things my peers enjoy. I require support with developing my independence and self-awareness and safety in the community I this role you can expect to support with: Social outings making sure supported person is safe and aware of potential dangers around such has traffic. Prompts with self-care such has washing hands, taking drinks, eating. Accompany to activities, gym, park, shopping Support with developing independence

Employer Disability and Health Conditions
• Cognitive / Learning

The employer's hobbies and interests:
• Music• going to the gym• reading

Other relevant information

About the Role

Duties and Responsibilities
• Support and/or prompt with cooking/meal preparation and eating meals/drinks.
• 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.

Required Skills

• Be honest, reliable, trustworthy and punctual.• To be able to work on own initiative.
• 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.
• 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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