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Personal Assistant

Job Reference: ESX15644SL4


Expiry Date: 12th March 2024

Location: Brentwood CM13, Essex, South East
Hourly Rate of pay: £14.00
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours per week: 4 hour per week for 38 weeks term time 8 hours per week for 14 weeks school holidays
Applicants must be 18 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

Personal Assistant required to support a young person with autism and sensory processing disorder. He is non verbal and uses PECS to communicate. Fully mobile and a happy little boy.



Employer Disability and Health Conditions
• Cognitive / Learning

Needs some personal care as uses pull up nappies



The employer's hobbies and interests:
• Likes going to the park• bouncing, running, yoga ball• swimming , trampolining.


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.
• 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.

Only candidates aged 18 or over should apply for this position as you will be required to administer medication.


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 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.
• Be able to work flexibly, adapting to the employers needs on a daily basis.
• Be self-motivated with a willingness to get involved.

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


First Aid. 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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