Personal Assistant

11 £
Date Placed 11 January

About the Employer
An 8 year old boy who is lively, clever, who loves to be active

Employer Disability and Health Conditions
• Mobility / Physical
• Hearing
• Cognitive / Learning
• Mental Health
• Invisible
Other conditions include: Sensory Disorder, PICA, ARFID. Charge syndrome. Non verbal

The employer's hobbies and interests:
• Swimming
• Watching numbers on Youtube
• getting on the bus to go to the library

Other relevant information
• Someone in the household is a smoker.
West Midlands.
About the Role
Duties and Responsibilities
• Support and/or prompt with personal care. This may include toileting, showering/bathing, getting in and out of bed, getting dressed.
• Support and/or prompt with cooking/meal preparation and eating meals/drinks.
• Assist with household chores and general homemaking.
• Support and/or prompt to attend appointments as necessary, e.g. hospital/doctors.
• Support and/or prompt the individual to access sporting and leisure activities.
• Assist and encourage socialisation, participating in activities.
• Promote and encourage friendships and independence.
• Other Duties include: My Son is a runner therefore uses a wheelchair when out I the community.

The individuals needs may vary from day to day and your tasks may reflect this. You could be required to perform other duties as reasonably required.

You have a responsibility as an employee to report all accidents to the employer immediately. You have a duty to report defects and / or hazards which may give rise to an accident. You are to ensure the safety of the individual at all times.

Due to the nature of the work for which you are applying, this post is subject to a satisfactory DBS disclosure (costs will be covered).

Transport Requirement
Car driver and car owner – must have business insurance.

Required Skills
• Be honest, reliable, trustworthy and punctual.
• Maintain confidentiality and respect privacy, including the prohibited use of social media in relation to the job role.
• To be able to work on own initiative.
• To work as part of a team.
• To be able to follow instructions accurately.
• Be patient, supportive and caring.
• Have good listening skills and be able to provide non-judgemental emotional support.
• Be empathetic.
• Previous caring experience is essential.
• Previous experience in childcare/special needs is essential.
• Be able to work flexibly, adapting to the employers needs on a daily basis.
• Flexibility would be an advantage as the hours may be variable.
• Be self-motivated with a willingness to get involved.

Required Training
Successful candidates are required to undertake any training that is considered necessary and appropriate to the role.

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