Job Title: Personal Assistant
Location: Caterham
Hourly rate: £11
Reference: CC124
Hours/shifts: Weekend hours-flexible on hours worked each day. 10 hours a week.

Summary:

We are looking for a PA to support our son to access his hobbies and enjoy leisure time outside of his home. He is in his early 20’s and is outgoing, fun loving and has a great sense of humour. He enjoys going down the pub, football, bowling and loves to go out on public transport. Travel expenses will be paid while at work. No personal care or domestic work. Our son has epilepsy, so experience of supporting people who have epilepsy is desirable, although not essential, as training will be given. This will be a rewarding post for the right person.

Other Requirements

• Must be comfortable with pets
• Non-smoker preferred or someone who is willing to refrain from smoking during work hours.
• Other :
All applicants must be willing to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check if required.
Successful applicants will be entitled to Holiday pay and will be issued employment contracts.

Description
Typical duties

Social:
Support with accessing leisure activities in the community, including Bowling, Football and going down the pub.
Support with travelling on public transport to leisure activities
Support our son to learn how to behave appropriately when out and about.

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 & Safety
Previous experience preferred but this is not as essential as a kind and common sense approach to these roles.

Please note, if you are successful in your application for this position you will be employed directly by the individual employer and not Independent Lives