Work in social care Working as a Personal Assistant Personal Assistant/Buddy DP4891 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 petsMust have a UK driving licence Must have access to own vehicle 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. Typical Tasks will includeDomestic - General cleaning after an activity, such as for example cooking.Taking out rubbishPreparing drinks, snacks and meals.ShoppingTidying 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 confidentialityReliable with good time-keepingAble to both follow instructions and work on own initiativeHygienic, tidy minded and well organisedFit and healthy to undertake the required dutiesPatience and possess excellent interpersonal skillsHonest and cheerfulCreativeAble to speak and read English to a reasonable standardLegally permitted to work in the United KingdomAble 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.