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Female Personal Assistant

Please note: Personal Assistant
(Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, PART 1 Applies)

Job Reference: ESX15774SL2

Expiry Date: 8th March 2024

Location: Chelmsford, Essex, CM1, South East
Hourly Rate of pay: £11.20 per hour
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours per week: 4 hours per week

When you are Required

Specific days/times required:
• Saturday, 10am to 2pm non term time
• Sunday, 8am to 12md term time

About the Employer

Person assistant required to support a young girl who has autism. She is non-verbal but communicates with actions. To support to access the community and have new experiences to gain confidence. Also, to do activities within the home e.g. baking, learning social skills, communication, arts and crafts.

Employer Disability and Health Conditions
• Invisible

Learning disability, autism and anxiety, sensory processing difficulties e.g. dislikes loud noises.

The employer's hobbies and interests:
• Going to the Park, being out in nature• Possibly swimming• Going to McDonald's occasionally

Other relevant information
• The individual has allergies. Nut allergy parents will explain in detail..

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 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.
• 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.
• Previous experience in childcare/special needs is essential.
• Flexibility would be an advantage as the hours may be variable.
• Be self-motivated with a willingness to get involved.

A calm friendly confident person

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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