Mon-Thursday After school PA and school holiday hours 16 hours pw all year
We are looking for a PA to work with our autistic daughter of 14 years old (mentally about 7-8 years having learning disability and speech and language disability) and her 10 year old autistic/ADHD brother.
You will be a driver with your own car, and look to assist in supporting both children with daily tasks, some tutoring for school work, and in organising after school activities and play dates.
Having an interest in music, computer games and in assisting both through their teenage years, you will enjoy building their resilience and confidence as they nurture their own identities and transition between primary school, secondary and college.
Duties include personal care, cooking, cleaning and helping out this busy working family. It's a mix of personal care and daily tasks.
We have 2 pets, a cocker spaniel and cat, both very friendly and playful. We regularly go on walks with our dog in the school holidays and love our camping trips.
This will suit someone who wishes to become a part of our family. Who enjoys engaging with children with activities in the home and outdoors (cooking, music, art, walking, computer games, fair rides, swimming, camping and martial arts) and loves for children to make the best of life and build social relationships with their peers. We regularly hold play dates, outings, plus will take you on our family holiday.
Hours are 3-7pm Monday to Thursday in term time. Hours maybe more in school holidays and arranged in advance as we enjoy day trips to Chessington, London, Drusillas, and organise events for each child to meet with peers.
Babysitting/evening work can be requested to give parents respite.
Pay is £10.50-£12ph according to experience of working with pathological demand avoidant autism. Full employment benefits apply with paid holiday. Meals are included.
As personal care is involved only females are accepted and we appreciate your understanding for this. A current enhanced DBS will be required to work with us. Please state in your application if you already have this in place.
If you have a can do attitude, love adventure, enjoy role play, and generally like to laugh and enjoy life, you will fit right in.
Genders which may apply for this job – Female
Hours per week – 16 hours per week Monday to Thursday
Hourly rate – £10.50-£12
Area – Brighton Central
Driving licence required – Yes
Employer has pets – Yes
Employer is smoker – No
Required care experience – Mental health, Personal care, Working with children
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