Location: Haywards Heath / Hourly rate: £9 / Reference: DP4004

Summary

  • Personal Assistant needed for 15 year old with learning difficulties
  • Hours as needed mostly with one  fixed week day after school

Hours/Shifts

4 hours, 1 day a week after school some weekend work available.

Other hours may be available and ability to over sickness and holiday 

Other Requirements

Must have a UK driving licence

Must have access to own vehicle

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

Personal Care:   

  • Prompting with using the toilet
  • Prompting  with getting into bed
  • Undressing helping with buttons/ Fastenings
  • Any other reasonable tale 

Social:             

  • Accompanying when accessing social and leisure activities
  • Accompanying  to doctors/hospital appointments when required
  • Accompanying on trips out eg to the garden centre, beach, Cinema, Craft Fairs, Local visits, out shopping for fun, attending social events, attending therapies and disability groups
  • Any other reasonable tale 

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 both follow instructions and work on own initiative
  • Hygienic, tidy minded and well organised
  • Fit and healthy to undertake the required duties
  • Patience and possess excellent interpersonal skills
  • Honest and cheerful
  • Creative
  • 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
  • Previous experience preferred but this is not as essential as a kind and common sense approach to these roles.