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Personal Assistant

Job Reference: 15843WARAC02


Expiry Date: 25th March 2024

Location: Leamington Spa, West Midlands
Hourly Rate of pay: £12.70
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours per week: 5 hours
Applicants must be 25 years of age or over.

When you are Required


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

About the Employer

A loveable child who likes technology, swimming and playing with beads. Wants access to the community more. Uses limited makaton due to being deaf.



Employer Disability and Health Conditions
• Hearing • Cognitive / Learning

Downs Syndrome



The employer's hobbies and interests:
• Swimming• Using IPad• Playing with beads


Other relevant information
One friendly cat.

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.
• Develop a good and trusting one to one working relationship.

Duties required by employer >


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 work as part of a team.
• 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 not essential, however you should have a genuine interest in supporting people with a disability/illness to achieve their goals.
• Be able to work flexibly, adapting to the employers needs on a daily basis.
• Flexibility would be an advantage as the hours may be variable.
• Be self-motivated with a willingness to get involved.
• Have a lively personality.


Candidate must be happy to get involved in activities. Previous experience with special needs preferable but not essential.

Does this position interest you?

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

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