Job Title: Personal Assistant
Location: Horsham
Hourly rate: £10 per hour plus 45p per mile
Reference: DP5504
Hours/shifts: 3:30 pick up school Either until 6/7 pm. This can be done either Monday Tuesday or Wednesday. Please note this may change when he goes to college to days as well from 10am till 2pm.

Summary 
- I am looking for a Personal Buddy for my 15 year old son.
- I would need you to take him out and help him access the community
- He likes going to the Gym and going to Jump In
- He also likes to go swimming and sometimes shopping.
- Support with learning how to be social for his age
- To encourage him to try new things rather than what he wants to do

Other Requirements
• 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.
Description
Typical duties

Personal care-prompting to get dressed after swimming/football.

Social:  
• Accompanying and assisting my son on shopping trips when required
• Accompanying him on Social and Leisure activities
• Activities could include athletics, trampolining, soft play or swimming depending on what my son 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 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