Direct Payments Working as a Personal Assistant Life Coach NDS7036 Job Title: Life CoachLocation: Selsey Hourly rate: £15.00 Reference: ND7036 Hours/shifts: 8 hours per week over 2 days. Days and times can be flexible. Summary • I am a 29 year old woman and a mature student with Attention Deficit Disorder, Asperger’s Syndrome and OCD, looking to employ a life coach. I need support to organise myself, manage my life and create clear routines.• I am looking for a life coach to support and develop my time management and organisational skills, helping me to plan day to day routines, assist me with general day to day tasks and getting out into the local community. • Whilst day to day support is very important to me, planning my future and building up skills to help me become independent is also a crucial part of this role. • Much of the support I will need will be to teach me to become more independent and able to carry out daily living skills. This would include learning to cook and developing good paperwork habits. I would also like someone to assist me in planning, organising and supporting me to look after my allotment and garden space.• An ideal candidate would be someone highly organised with a methodical approach and proficient managerial skills so you have the ability to motivate me to achieve. It would be helpful for you to have experience in managing change, and supporting people to manage changes to their routines and plans; both changes that are planned and unexpected changes. Other Requirements All applicants must be willing to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service checkSuccessful applicants will be entitled to Holiday pay and will be issued employment contracts. DescriptionTo encourage and support me to improve my daily living skills, social skills and teach me to become more independent. To help me focus on tasks and prompt me when I become distracted. Typical dutiesDomestic - Using leaderships skills to help me establish clear, concise routines so I can become fully capable of tasks such as:Support with planning and achieving daily and short-term objectivesTo be able to manage budgeting and dealing with written correspondence, when required.To keep on top of email correspondenceTo plan and shop for weekly needsDevelop cooking skills and prepare meals by developing clear, orderly, step by step routines.Become independent with general household tasks by developing clear, concise step by step routines.To become proficient in using all kitchen appliancesPlanning outings and organising items, clothing and food neededTo support me to work towards my aspirations, by working with me to set realistic and achievable goals for my future Social: Support with my phobia of certain insects, by humanely removing them from the home or car.To assist me to make and maintain friendships via social groups and internet sites To support me in looking after my allotmentTo assist me in other activities of choiceTo assist me to obtain voluntary or paid employmentTo help me with time managementTo support me to attend appointmentsTo support me to work towards my aspirations, by working with to set realistic and achievable goals for my future Other Tasks:To help me focus on tasks and prompt me when I become distracted.To support me to plan and structure personal care tasks into my day to day routinesTo support me to establish a structured day time and night time routine Person specificationThe successful applicant will be:Experience of supporting adults with Attention Deficit Disorder or who have Asperger’s Syndrome is preferred but not essential. It would be helpful for the candidate to be aware that these conditions cause me to be disorganised.Respectful of the employer’s privacy, personal beliefs, confidentiality and home.Be willing to take time to understand myself and my familyBe willing to learn about my conditionsReliable with good time-keepingAble to both follow instructions and work on own initiativeExcellent Leadership qualitiesHygiene awareHighly organised with a methodical approach and able to manage people effectivelyFit and healthy to undertake the required dutiesHonest, tolerant, and efficient.Positive and ‘down-to-earth’ attitude Able to speak and read English to a reasonable standardLegally permitted to work in the United KingdomAble to work at all times to high standards of Health & Safety Please note, if you are successful in your application for this role you will be employed directly through the individual and not Independent Lives.