Details

I am looking for personal care  for a child

Drivers licence required: No

Hours per week:

4 hours contract Saturday or Sunday term time. Any day during school holidays

Hourly pay rate:

11

Location:

Chichester, UK

Personal Care Assistant

DP7109

Carer needed for my 10 year old son who is autistic and lives in Chichester. He is very active, sociable and a lot of fun. He loves skateparks, trampoline parks, soft play, fun fairs such as Harbour Park, Selsey and Hayling Island.

We are looking for someone who can join him on days out. You must have experience with children with special needs as he also can present challenging behaviour in some situations. 

This is a very rewarding role with the opportunity to visit some great places with an amazing boy and we would love to hear from you.

Other Requirements

A Drivers Licence is preferable but not essential as my son has a bus pass        

All applicants must be willing to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check

Successful applicants will be entitled to Holiday pay and will be issued employment contracts.

Previous experience preferred but this is not as essential as a kind and common sense approach to these roles.

Duties include:

  • Companionship
  • Other relevant duties as required

Additional Duties:

Social:   

Going out for lunch, hair cuts.

Goodwood on the quiet days, he loves supercars.

Ensuring the safety and wellbeing of my son when out and about. 

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

Legally permitted to work in the United Kingdom

Previous experience preferred but this is not as essential as a kind and common sense approach to these roles

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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