Work in social care Working as a Personal Assistant Support Assistant/ Buddy CZ6747 Job Title: Personal Assistant/ buddyLocation: Yapton Hourly rate: £ 10.00 Reference: CZ6747 Hours/shifts: 0ne evening or afternoon a week for 3- 4 hrs flexible Summary • I am looking for sensitive and patient person to support my 14 year old son• He has high functioning autism, anxiety and OCD• He has lots of interest such lego, lego games on X Box as well as factual history and acting• Currently he is being home tutored but this may change in the future• We are looking for either support in the afternoon depending on future education or an evening a week • The role will mainly be based in the home and interest driven by my son. Other Requirements Other : 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.Description PA wanted for 14 year old boy with diagnosis of high functioning Autism, anxiety and OCD. Sensitive but caring and definitely going through puberty. Anxiety/feeling overwhelmed can lead to occasional explosive outbursts. Currently out of school but accessing tutor daily. Likes - Lego (particularly Ninjago, DC, Star Wars, Harry Potter). Lego video games on Xbox 360/One. Self confessed geek in areas such as Dr Who/Star Wars and films. Love of animals, acting and factual history/topics/countries. Dislikes - being laughed at or made fun of. Having too much choice. Noise. Feeling out of control (video games glitching etc). Opinions of others when they contradict his own views. Surprises/constant change. Care is likely to mainly home based. Typical dutiesSocial: Social support mainly in the home depending on what interests on the day. Possible life skills support but again depends on the day Person specificationThe 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 & SafetyPrevious experience preferred but this is not as essential as a kind and common sense approach to these roles.