Personal Assistant

Ref: MVES334

Location: Forest Row

Details

I am looking for personal care for a Child

Drivers licence required: Yes

Own vehicle needed: Yes

Hours per week:

4 to 6pm from Monday to Thursday, Saturday 4 - 5 hours

Hourly pay rate:

£12 - £15 per hour depending on qualifications

Seeking a kind compassionate person for after school home support of our 12 year old non verbal Autistic boy.

He likes to play music, go for drives, do puzzles, card matching, playing catch, tickling and bubble baths.
Our house is in Forest Row East Sussex, a lovely village setting, lots of nature, with plenty of parking.
Offering hours from 4 to 6pm, Monday to Thursday, then an added Saturday slot for 4 - 5 hours for going out activities like swimming, soft play, or day trips.

We’re offering £12 - £15 per hour depending on qualifications.

Duties include:

  • Personal grooming
  • Eating and drinking assistance
  • Moving and handling
  • Clinical tasks
  • Other relevant duties as required
  • Transportation
  • Companionship
  • Dressing / undressing
  • Bathroom assistance

  • Keeping environment tidy
  • Some occasional Shopping
  • Some food preparation

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

  • Must be comfortable with cats
  • The role requires close personal contact with an individual who is extremely vulnerable to the risk of infection and disease transmission. Preference may be given to applicants who have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Careful consideration will be given to applicants who can show the vaccination is not suitable for them on reasonable grounds.

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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