Details

I am looking for personal care for a child

The candidate should be a woman

Drivers licence required: Yes

Own vehicle needed: Yes

Hours per week:

17 hrs a week weekdays and weekends– hours to be arranged with candidate

Hourly pay rate:

13

Personal Assistant/Support Worker

DP7243

• We are looking for a fun loving person to be a PA to our 14 year old daughter.
• She loves drawing, singing, skateboarding, cos play and anime.
• She loves going out to starbucks, make up shopping, road trips, going to the skate park and she loves animals.
• She has a great sense of humour and likes to socialise when she feels up to it.
• We would like someone who could take her out and connect in with her on her special interests.
• She has a diagnosis of ADHD, ASC and Tourette's so some experience of ASC would be required
• She is currently out of school and so we are looking for someone during the day and at weekends.
• To go out on adventure walks

Duties include:

  • Companionship
  • Medication prompting/administering
  • Other relevant duties as required

Additional Duties:

• May need to give medication occasionally but training given on this
• To support to attend activities such as shopping, skate park and Starbucks
• To go out on adventure walks

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
  • Must be comfortable with pets
  • Able to always work to high standards of health & safety

• Experience of ASC is essential but not of ADHD or Tourette’s, as employer can provide this

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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