Personal assistant/support worker

Ref: LRES372

Location: Crowborough

Details

I am looking for personal care for a Child

Drivers licence required: No

Hours per week:

3 hours a week term time either after school or weekends plus 12 hours a week in school holidays (shift times by mutual agreement and can be flexible)

Hourly pay rate:

£10.45

I am looking for a reliable and patient Personal Assistant for my lovely 14-year-old grandson to accompany us to get out and about. He is keen to go to the cinema and bowling or even to a local café but as he can have challenging behaviour, often due to sensory overload he does need 2:1 support when out of the house. He also enjoys going on public transport, so a driver is not essential.

Apply today if you are a calm experienced PA looking to really make a difference by giving a young person the opportunity to engage and enjoy his leisure time. Job share is available please apply if you have availability for any of the hours offered,

Duties include:

  • Transportation

  • Accompany employer and grandson on trips out.

Candidate qualities:

  • Respectful of the employer's privacy and confidentiality
  • Able to tolerate the employer smoking in the workplace
  • 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

Driving licence and Access to own vehicle – Desirable

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