Personal Assistant (PA) required for 14year old boy with Special Educational Needs to provide respite for parents.
We are looking for a PA to accompany our 14 year old son to social meetings and clubs, and help develop his independent living skills. The PA will be enabling our son to engage with activities in the community.
The duties of the role would include accompanying our son to social meetings, clubs and places of interest and providing support while there, including drumming club, swimming, bike riding, dog walking, climbing. Also helping in developing independent living skills such as using the bus, paying entrance fees/for items in shops.
The PA may also be required to assist in domestic duties such as mealtime preparation and cooking. Personal duties will involve providing provision for using the toilet and mealtime assistance in ensuring healthy eating and drinking habits.
Our son enjoys swimming, drumming, bike riding, trampolining, climbing and dog walking. A driving license would be desirable, but is not essential for this role, as it may be useful to drive our son to and from his after school clubs and social meetings. The weekly hours are around 4 to 5 hours a week, however there are extra hours available on an ad-hoc basis, for example filling in when our son's other PA in unavailable.
The PA will have an entitlement of 5.6 weeks paid annual leave per year, pro rata. An enhanced DBS will be required. The current rate of pay is £9.50 per hour weekdays.
Please contact me if you are interested in applying or require further information: firstname.lastname@example.org
Genders which may apply for this job – Any
Hours per week – 4 to 5 hours per week
Hourly rate – £9.50 per hour weekdays
Driving licence required – Yes
Employer has pets – Yes
Employer is smoker – No
Required care experience – Mental health, Working with children
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