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Personal Assistant

Job Reference: 15725WAR1438059WM3

Expiry Date: 8th March 2024

Location: WARWICK, West Midlands
Hourly Rate of pay: 12.50
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours per week: 4 hours per week

When you are Required

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

About the Employer

The service user requires a qualified personal assistant, who is SEN qualified with experience of working with visually impaired children/adults. Should hold a full UK drivers license and have access to a vehicle with business insurance. The position holder, should be comfortable and experienced providing personal care to pre-teens/adults, should have experience working with children with learning disabilities. Should be trained and experienced in moving and handling children and adults. The PA will be required to independently drive and manage the service user to local community activities to access suitable social activities/engagements.

Employer Disability and Health Conditions
• Vision • Cognitive / Learning

learning disability

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 to attend appointments as necessary, e.g. hospital/doctors.
• Support to get to and from school/work/college/social 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

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.
• 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.
• Previous experience in childcare/special needs is essential.
• Flexibility would be an advantage as the hours may be variable.

Does this position interest you?

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

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