Personal Assistant/Key Worker
Job Title: Personal Assistant
Location: Baddeley Green, Stoke-on-Trent
Day/Times: As and when required 4 hours per week
Hours: As and when required up to 4 hours per week
Rate of pay: £9.15 per hour (pay rate will be discussed and negotiated at interview. The rate will be dependent upon experience. Mileage to be discussed prior to each trip and payable on the day of activity by the employer separately and not via the Direct Payments)
Purpose of the Job
To support a young person with a diagnosis of Autism, severe Dyslexia, Pathological Demand Avoidance Disorder (PDA), neuro motor immaturity, and Arthritis. They struggle with anxiety and therefore cannot access activities in the community without a family member. They may access the community with someone they know and trust who is not a family member.
Experience of supporting children and young people with the previously mentioned conditions and complex needs is preferred.
Personal Assistant Specification
You must be honest, trustworthy, and reliable, must respect the family's privacy at all times and be able to work without supervision.
You must be enthusiastic and flexible, with a caring disposition.
You will be employed by a family member and will be accountable to them in all aspects of your work. You will need to follow directions and requests and have a confident approach to your role.
To support the young person with accessing appropriate leisure and social activities, inside or outside the home.
The young person has a wide range of interests and would like to recruit a likeminded and patient person to encourage and support them to access and engage with their chosen pursuit or activity.
Appropriate training opportunities may be available.
The post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure and you will be required to complete a Children’s Safeguarding awareness course which will be funded through your employer.
Please forward your CV and ensure that you include details of any relevant experience.
“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”