Location: Yapton Hourly rate: £9.00 rising to £10 after a probationary period Reference: DP4891

Summary


I require a PA for my three sons who are on the Autistic Spectrum but high functioning.

I am looking for a male who is energetic, patient, FUN and into latest trends/technology. A social friend for teenagers.

Working with own initiative for ideas for young teenage boys and actively joining in on activities such as, for example bowling, swimming, Pokémon, cinema, theme parks, going shopping, travel training. To encourage them to be more active in society. You would not be expected to take all three out together.

Helping with school homework, fun cooking and clearing away after.

Experience not necessary! Please apply!

Hours/Shifts

Flexible Monday to Sunday, especially school holidays and weekends


Requirement

Must be comfortable with pets
Must have a UK driving licence
Must have access to own vehicle
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 Tasks will include
Domestic -
General cleaning after an activity, such as for example cooking.
Taking out rubbish
Preparing drinks, snacks and meals.
Shopping
Tidying after an activity.

Personal Care:
Supervision on dressing and undressing/ helping with buttons and fastenings if required. Help to push them on to get ready to go out.
Help with dispensing tablets when parents are not around.

Social:
Accompanying and assisting on shopping trips when required.
Accompany when accessing social and leisure activities.
Accompanying when clothes-buying.
Driving and accompanying to social events such as: Cinema.
Accompanying on trips out eg to the beach, cinema, local visits, out shopping for fun, attending social events.
Accompanying to social meetings eg friends.
The above duties will involve driving in the PA’s car.

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.