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Personal Assistant

St Leonards -on-Sea

Background to the job

Taking a 23 year-old autistic young adult out and about. Accompanying him in the swimming pool, to the cinema, on nice walks, playing crazy golf, driving him to places and going on the bus. Some of the client's favourite activities are sitting at traffic junctions 'vehicle watching' (this could be for quite a while), thoroughly exploring places like Bodiam Castle and is a member of the National Trust. 


Hours and time of work

7 hours per week on a Sunday 


Rate of pay

£9.50 per hour


Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Looking after the client in the community
  • Encouraging independence
  • Shopping together sometimes
  • Exploring new pastimes and engaging in favourite hobbies 


Essential Requirements

  • Full driving license
  • Reliable 
  • Flexible approach to the work
  • Experience with autism and learning disabilities


Desirable Requirements

  • Punctuality
  • Empathy
  • Sense of fun
  • Lots of energy