Job Title: Female *Personal Assistant/Support worker
Location:     Burgess Hill   
Hourly rate:  £10.00
Reference:            LR6912
Hours/shifts:  4 hours every other weekend actual day and time by mutual arrangement

Summary 
• I am looking for a calm, good-natured and experienced PA to engage with my 6 year old daughter who has Rett Syndeome ,at home and in the local area, keeping her safe.
•  My daughter is non verbal and  unsteady on her feet and will require constant supervision.
• She  loves attention and being engaged whether that be chatting, playing ,reading books or trips out to the local park to see the ducks.
• Some personal care tasks are required.
• This is a rewarding role with training provided.
• Other Requirements 
• "Exemption is claimed under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9."
• A UK full driving license and access to own vehicle is desirable.
• 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 -       
Tidy toys or activities away after a shift.

Personal Care:  
Changing nappies
Dressing and undressing/helping with buttons and fastenings
Snacks and mealtimes - cutting up food, assistance to eat
Social:   
 Accompanying my daughter on outings in the local area eg. to the park and keeping her safe.
Engaging my daughter in activities she enjoys at home.
Some of the above duties may involve you driving me in your car.
Person specification
The successful applicant will be:  
Female * due to personal care needs 
Respectful of the employer’s privacy and confidentiality
Reliable with good time-keeping
Able to follow our instructions as well as work on own initiative
Fit and healthy to undertake the required duties
Patient and with a good sense of humour
Nature-loving and enjoy the outdoors
Honest and trustworthy
Creative and playful
Able to speak and read English to a reasonable standard
Legally permitted to work in the United Kingdom
Able to work at all times to high standards of Health & Safety
Full clean driver’s licence
If you have experience with Makaton signing or use of PECS that is beneficial
Previous experience of working with children with additional needs is essential, this may be from professional experience or from experience with your own family members