Location: Eastleigh / Hourly rate: £10.50 per hour / Reference: EM1309

Summary

• PA required in Eastleigh area to help 21 year old girl with high-functioning autism and chronic illnesses with domestic, social, and personal care.
• Candidates must possess good communication skills, have an understanding of autism, be flexible and have a positive attitude.
• They should also be a driver and prepared to use their own car.
• A love of Disney is an essential aspect of this role!

Other Requirements

UK driving licence preferable
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.

Domestic -
Laundry, hanging out to dry, ironing, putting away
Helping with laundry, washing and drying
Loading and unloading the washing machine
Changing bed linen
Bed making
General cleaning
Preparing drinks, snacks and meals.
Shopping

Personal Care:
Washing and bathing/showering – towelling dry/ drying hair
Supervision and/or assistance with showering, drying, hair washing/ brushing as required
Help getting into and out of bath/shower as required
To be on call when employer takes bath
General hair/skin care
Using the toilet
Dressing and undressing/ helping with buttons and fastenings
Getting into bed

Social:
Accompanying and assisting employer on shopping trips when required
Accompanying employer to doctors/hospital appointments when required
Occasional longer journeys
Accompanying on trips out
Driving and accompanying to social events

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.