Personal Assistant/ Support Worker
I am looking for personal care for a Child
Drivers licence required: No
Hours per week:
Flexible support up to 6 hrs a week
Hourly pay rate:
£12 per hour
We are looking for reliable Support Workers to provide some support to our 13 year old son and enable short periods of respite.
The role is to encourage independence in daily living skills aswell as supporting him with fun activities such as baking, playing board games and role play.
As part of our sons care he needs support with doing therapies at home including physiotherapy exercises and sensory play.
This year we have National Trust membership so joining family outings to support with activities would be very helpful.
Some light household tasks such as preparing food, tidying
Support with washing and dressing, encouraging increasing independence with personal care
Support and encouragement with eating and drinking
Support with Physio exercises
Evening supervision while parents go out
Participating in baking, playing board games and role play
Support to attend Riding for the Disabled
Joining in family activities to provide extra support
Support to attend swimming
- A UK driving licence and access to own vehicle is beneficial but not essential. Mileage will be paid at 45p per mile if using your own car.
Non-smoker preferred or someone willing to refrain from smoking during working hours
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