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Personal Assistant

Job Reference: MID15758TC1

Expiry Date: 6th March 2024

Location: Middlesbrough, North East
Hourly Rate of pay: £10.42
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours per week: 4 hours term time, 6 hours school holidays

When you are Required

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

About the Employer

A young man living with his family with a diagnosis of Autism requires support within the home and out in the community.

Employer Disability and Health Conditions
• Cognitive / Learning

A young child with a diagnosis of Autism requires support in the community.

The employer's hobbies and interests:
• Parks• Visiting shops like Asda, Sainsbury's etc

Other relevant information
• Someone in the household is a smoker.

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 access sporting and leisure activities.
• Assist and encourage socialisation, participating in activities.
• 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).

Lateral Flow Test Requirement

Due to the nature of the work you’re applying for, you may be required to take a Lateral Flow Test (LFT) and upload the results online every day before you start work.

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.
• 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.
• Previous experience in childcare/special needs is essential.
• Be able to work flexibly, adapting to the employers needs on a daily basis.

Does this position interest you?

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

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