Personal Assistant/Key Worker

Job Reference
PER526554(#1WH/NT)
Salary Description
£8.91 per hour - £9.15 per hour
Contract Type
Permanent
Location
Stoke-on-Trent
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Job Description

 

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.

 

Supervision

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.

 

Main Duties

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”

 

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