Work in social care Working as a Personal Assistant PA/ support assistant DP5504 Job Title: PA/support assistantLocation: Horsham/Crawley Hourly rate: £9.20Reference: DP5504 Hours/shifts: 2-3 hours per week plus ad hoc hours Summary 1)I’m looking for PA support for my 14 year old boy who has autism, learning difficulties and global development delay. For taking him out in the community, he likes swimming, play dough, laser quest, gym, computer games he also likes football, bowling, walks and sometimes shopping especially for play dough. I’m looking for help after school and during the school holidays on an ad hoc basis, it would be preferable if you have use of a car but not essential. The Pay is £9.20 per hour plus expenses. 2) I’m looking for PA support for my 9 year old boy who has developed delay, moderated learning difficulties, social communication difficulties and adhd, I would like support for him at home as well as taking him out in the community. He likes Lego, swimming, going to park, doing sports I.e running climbing and also walks. I’m looking for help after school and during the school holidays on an hoc basis, it would be preferable if you have a car. The pay is £9.20 per hour plus expenses Other requirements: • Must be comfortable with pets • Must have a UK driving licence • Must have access to own vehicle-desirable 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. DescriptionTypical dutiesDomestic - Supporting to learn cooking skills and encouraging a healthy lifestyle. Personal care: Making sure they have dried themselves properly after going for a swim. Social: Accompany employer when accessing social and leisure activities, including to swimming, the gym, going to the park and supporting family during holidays. Person Specification: The successful applicant will be: • 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 & SafetyPrevious experience preferred but this is not as essential as a kind and common sense approach to these roles.