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Personal Assistant/Engagement Worker

PER534908/SC/BRS/SL
9.38 per hour
Permanent
5 / per week - Part-Time
Bristol ,
Bristol

Personal Assistant/Engagement Worker PER534908

Job Description

Hours: 5 hours per week (split in two days of 2.5 hours from 3:30 to 6pm) on days to be agreed with the employer

Rate of Pay: £9.38 per hour

 

Job purpose:

To assist with day to day activities enabling my 22 year old daughter to maintain an independent and fulfilling life that meets her chosen lifestyle.

I am looking for someone who can show that they have the ability to build a trusting relationship with my daughter, in order to support and motivate her to engage in activities and explore her interests. This may be due to your personal circumstance or through previous job roles.

Work Duties will include:

  • Encouraging independence through supporting learning life skills
  • Supporting access to the local community
  • Supporting time management, appointments and looking for volunteer or paid work experience

Other requirements

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective communication
  • Ability to build a trusting relationship over time

Location and additional information

  • Within the home in St George and the local area.
  • 6 weeks annual leave pro-rata

Requirements for applicant

  • Patience and understanding of young people who struggle with social anxiety
  • Experience in working with people with high functioning autism is an advantage
  • Interest, skills and/or knowledge of the creative arts, and digital mediums/animation a bonus
  • Flexible, reliable and honest
  • Ability to work on your own initiative
  • An enhanced DBS check will be required, employer to fund

 

‘Please note that this advert has been placed on behalf of one of our customers.  Should your application be successful and you are offered the position, you will be directly employed by the customer and not by PeoplePlus’