Get support Find a Personal Assistant Advertise your Personal Assistant role Personal Assistant/Support Worker LR6493 Typical duties Personal Care: • Supervise my son when he uses the toilet and assist with wiping or nappy change if appropriate. • Ensure he and his environment are clean and hygienic eg hand washing. • Helping my son to get dressed and undressed when needed eg when going swimming. • Mealtimes my son will need to be spoon-fed. Social: • Accompanying my son when accessing social and leisure activities, including swimming and trips to theme parks and other activities he enjoys. • Keeping my son safe and to be aware that he can be unpredictable.• Encourage my son to leave the house and promote independence.• On occasion engaging my son in activities at home. • Person specification The successful applicant will be: • Respectful of the employer’s privacy and confidentiality• Able to communicate using visuals and Makaton signing.• 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.Previous experience preferred but this is not as essential as a kind and common sense approach to these roles. Training will be given.