Job Title: Personal Assistant
Location: Bognor Regis
Hourly rate: £12.50 per hour
Reference: DP4862
Hours/shifts: Flexible/Casual and mutually agreed each period

- I am looking for a Personal Assistant for my 15 year old son who has ASC and learning difficulties, which is his speech and language skills.
- My son likes swimming, shopping, cinema, bowling, pizza hut, theme parks, walking.
- He is very into movies and movie logos and has his own Youtube channel.
- He would like to start going to the gym and working out more.
- Support with home activities such as helping to cook a meal including going shopping for the ingredients or chilling out watching a film or playing computer games.
- Experience of working in a similar support role is an advantage.
- Full training will be provided.

Other Requirements

• Non-smoker preferred or someone who is willing to refrain from smoking during work hours.
• Must have a UK driving licence
• Must have access to own vehicle
• 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.

Typical duties.

Personal Care:
• Supervision at the gym and swimming pool. He can change by himself but must be supervised and not left alone.
• Danger awareness – My son has no awareness of the dangers around him such as road and strangers, so he requires supervision at all times.

• Accompanying and assisting my son on shopping trips when required
• Accompanying him on social and leisure activities
• Activities could include trampolining parks or swimming depending on what he wants to do that day.
• We would like him to be encouraged to try new things

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 as is 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