Job Title:  Personal Care Assistant/Support Worker
Location:  Church Crookham, Fleet, Hampshire        
Hourly rate:  £9.00
Reference:TM1545            
Hours/shifts: 5 hours a week (preferably weekends)
Summary
• I am a 10 year old boy who is on the go all the time and likes to be outside
• I need support with fun activities to keep me busy and to give Mum & Dad some respite!
• I have high functioning Autism, ADHD and severe anxiety.
• I love searching for treasures, collecting things, going to the beach, long walks and generally being out and about (whatever the weather!)
• I require a driver with their own car.
• Previous experience with children/young people with special needs would be welcomed, but not essential.
Other Requirements
• Must be fit, active & healthy to keep up with a very high energy boy!
• Must be a non-smoker 
• Must have a UK driving licence 
• Must have access to own vehicle 
• Successful applicant will be required to have a DBS check through Hampshire County Council
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
Domestic:
• Any domestic tasks associated with the care of the child. For example tidying up after preparing food or playing with games.
Personal care:
• Prompting the child to use the toilet.
• Prompting the child to drink.
Social:
• Taking the child on shopping trips when required
• Accompany when accessing social and leisure activities, including swimming.
• Longer journeys to the beach (1 hour away)
• Going on trips out for lunch, picnics etc.
• Long walks in the woods and parks (in all weathers!).
• Outdoor games
• The above duties will involve driving William in the PA’s car.
• Whilst on duty at the employer’s home playing and assisting with child-led activities
Person specification
The successful applicant will be: 
• Great with children
• Respectful of the child and their family’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
• 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.