Personal Assistant

Ref: ES3329

Location: Saint Leonards

Details

I am looking for personal care for a Man

The candidate should be a man*

Drivers licence required: Yes

Own vehicle needed: Yes

Hours per week:

Evenings and Weekends with flexibility around times.

Hourly pay rate:

11.44

Looking for a P.A for a young man with cerebral palsy, who loves sports, he is an Arsenal supporter, but don't let that put you off!

He has Cerebral Palsy, moderate to severe learning disability and Autism he uses a frame and wheelchair. He mostly communicates through Makaton and other forms of language, so patience and understanding are key. Once you get to know him, he has a wicked sense of humour.

He loves the outdoors and enjoys playing Judo weekly, crazy golf and being in nature. He wants to join more clubs, make new friends, with the help of a P.A.

We are open to flexibility when it comes to hours on weekends and evenings.

 

Duties include:

  • Personal grooming
  • Eating and drinking assistance
  • Transportation
  • Companionship
  • Dressing / undressing
  • Bathroom assistance

Candidate qualities:

  • Respectful of the employer's privacy and confidentiality
  • Reliable with good timekeeping
  • Able to both follow instructions and work on own initiative
  • Hygienic, tidy and well organised
  • Fit and healthy to undertake the required duties
  • Patient and possess excellent interpersonal skills
  • Honest and cheerful
  • Creative
  • Able to speak and read English to a reasonable standard
  • Able to always work to high standards of health & safety

Understanding

Patience

 

 

Additional requirements

Non-smoker preferred or someone willing to refrain from smoking during working hours

Notes:

All applicants must have the right to work in the UK and be willing to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check if required.

Please note, if you are successful in your application for this position you will be employed directly by the individual employer and not Independent Lives. Successful applicants will be entitled to Holiday pay and will be issued employment contracts.

*Exemption for gender is claimed under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9

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