Work in social care Working as a Personal Assistant Personal Assistant/ Support Worker LR6861 Job Title: Personal Assistant/Support workerLocation: Crawley Hourly rate: £10.00Reference: LR6861Hours/shifts: Average 3 hours per week times and days by mutual arrangement Summary • I am looking for an experienced and vigilant PA to engage with my son in my home and in the local community in activities he enjoys, keeping him safe.• My son is 6 years old and has Autism, global development delay, speech and language delay, sensory processing disorder, PICA and ARFID..• My son is a happy little boy, when he has structure and routine, if this changes he can become anxious. He likes to be busy, and enjoy physical activities such as the trampoline, swimming and trips to the park or theme parks.• On occasion accompanying my family on days out acting as an extra pair of hands.• This is a rewarding role with all professional training provided.Other Requirements (please edit as appropriate)Must have a UK driving licence • Other : 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 duties Personal Care: Nappy changing as required.Dressing and undressing/ helping with buttons and fastenings.Mealtimes very restricted diet due to ARFID, training will be given Social: Accompanying my son on trips out in the local community engaging him in activities he enjoys and keeping him safe. On occasion acting as an extra pair of hands on family days out. Person specificationThe 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.