Job Purpose and work duties
Assisting adorable blind young lady with mild autism and significant learning difficulties in taking part in leisure activities and some personal care/housekeeping. She has a very agreeable personality and a true zest for life although it is important to remember she values her personal space and prefers a sensitive, gentle approach.
Based in Hove.
Work Duties will include:
We are looking for a warm, empathetic and bubbly PA who can involve cared person with special needs in activities from walks to attending coffee shops, music therapy sessions and more but also to spend some quality time together indoor on a rainy day. She loves listening to music and films.
A limited amount of personal care is required as well. Some housekeeping (meal preparation, helping her tidy up her room, putting clothes in washing machine/dryer) might be needed from time to time but not an essential part of the role.
With mobility of employer since she has total visual impairment, preferred method is to be guided by taking the elbow.
Details of required tasks:
The main aim is to have someone involve cared person in leisure activities however from time to time the following may be required:
Within employer’s home at Hove and in surrounding area. Beautiful seaside landscape an included bonus!
Hours and rate of pay
Rate per hour £10.14.
12 hours per week with some degree of flexibility.
Experience and Skills
Requirements for applicant
“Equality’s Act: Section 9; Schedule 83 [Work: Exceptions] (Part 1; Occupational Requirements) - applies to this post”