Job Title: A team of Personal Assistants
Location:  Petersfield          
Hourly rate:  Living wage plus depending on role and experience
Reference: HCC1632       
Hours/shifts: Shifts to cover 128 hours per week. These are flexible and to be discussed with employer.
Summary

• I am a young man who loves to chat but needs space and quiet sometimes
• I have autism and learning disabilities 
• I require an Outstanding careteam of personal assistants to support me in my day to day life
• Training is provided so experience is not as important as open mindedness and a being willing to learn.

Other Requirements
Driving license preferred but not essential
• Other :  
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.

Description
Typical duties
Domestic -       
Laundry, hanging out to dry, ironing, putting away
Helping with laundry, washing and drying
Loading and unloading the washing machine
Loading and unloading tumble dryer/washing line
Changing bed linen
Bed making
General cleaning
Taking out rubbish
General housework, including cleaning, dusting and vacuuming.
Minor household maintenance eg changing light bulbs, taking down curtains for washing

Personal Care
Washing and bathing/showering –drying or styling hair
Supervision and/or assistance with showering, drying, hair washing/ brushing as required
Help getting into and out of bath/shower as required
To be on call when employer takes bath
 Assistance with applying cream
 General hair/skin care
 Assistance with medication i.e. helping to take tablets from foil/packets
 Helping with other aspects of personal care as required, for example assisting employer to get changed at swimming pool/gym.

Social:   
• Accompanying and assisting employer on shopping trips when required
• Accompany employer when accessing social and leisure activities,
• Accompanying employer to doctors/hospital appointments when required
• Occasional longer journeys
• Driving and accompanying to social events

 Person specification
The successful applicant will be:
Enthusiastic for cooking, singing and swimming
Resourceful and able to stick to a budget
Mindful, gentle and nurturing
Hygienic, tidy and well organised
Open minded
 Patience and possess excellent interpersonal skills
 Honest and cheerful
Creative and intuitive
Previous experience preferred but this is not as training will be given