Please quote job reference VOG806 on the application form. Apply now

JOB DESCRIPTION

Personal Assistant

A LITTLE BIT ABOUT ME

My name is Matthew, I’m nonverbal autistic, and ten years old. I’m a Very happy, energetic boy who loves to run and use up all my energy. I have no sense of danger and I’m a flight risk, so I need to be constantly watched and held via hand holding or my backpack reins. I enjoy going to parks, arcades and anywhere with trees and flowers! I enjoy trampolines and soft play. I like going to techniquest and swimming, although I can’t swim, so need to be held. I love peppa pig, pylons, nature and animals.

I am also in nappies so may need changing at one point during our outing, but everything will be provided for this.

I am nonverbal but can communicate with hand tapping, pointing and writing on a phone. I can make yes and no sounds and understand your questions.

PLACE OF WORK

To help me have fun and keep me safe within the local community.

HOURS OF WORK

3 hours every weekend, days and times can be discussed and are flexible every week.

RATE OF PAY

£11.00 per hour and 40p per mile

TASKS CAN INCLUDE

  • Driving
  • Personal care
  • Play
  • Help my understanding of safety Promote independence
  • Encourage me to eat and drink

PURPOSE OF THE JOB

I am looking to employ a personal assistant to help and support me to do everyday tasks whilst still allowing me to have independence.

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

  • Physically fit, good Endurance
  • Patient, Kind, friendly
  • Understanding
  • Fun, energetic
  • Able to drive with own car and full uk driving licence
  • An understanding of autism

ABOUT THE JOB

 

Though a part-time job, this will be a proper job requiring a National Insurance number to be submitted. A probationary period of 6 months will be necessary in the first instance. I will be your employer. The wage will be paid 4 weekly on return of a payslip provided by the Centre for Independent Living. You will receive appropriate holidays and holiday pay.

This job is subject to a DBS check.