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Personal Assistant

Job Reference: COV15756LM4

Expiry Date: 1st May 2024

Location: Coventry, West Midlands
Hourly Rate of pay: £11.90
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours per week: 3.75 - 3 term time 6 holidays

When you are Required

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

About the Employer

my son has a diagnosis of Autism and is non-verbal with high needs. Safe space is his bedroom where he likes to watch television and play on computer games. He also likes attending activities such as trampolining, bowling and swimming, and uses ear defenders to help him manage the sensory overload he could come into contact with at these events. he can understand what is being said and follow instructions given to him, once he is comfortable with you. I need someone to spend 1 to 1 time with him take him out or spend time with him cooking /meal prepping and keep him safe for 3 hours per week term time and 6 hours in school holidays.

I need some with driving license and car please

Employer Disability and Health Conditions
• Cognitive / Learning • Invisible

The employer's hobbies and interests:
• Trampolining• Bowling• Swimming

Other relevant information

About the Role

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

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 not essential, however you should have a genuine interest in supporting people with a disability/illness to achieve their goals.

Does this position interest you?

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

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