Personal assistant/Carer

Job Reference
Per532929 (4)
Salary Description
Contract Type
Meir ,

Job Description

Job Title: Personal Assistant / Carer

Location: Meir, Stoke on Trent, ST3

Day/Times: Term Time: 7:30am to 8:30am and 4:30pm to 5:30pm Monday to Friday

                    School holidays: Same as term time plus 5-hour Block on a Thursday

Hours:  10 hours per week term time, 15 hours per week school holidays

Rate of pay: £8.91 per hour


Purpose of the Job

The client is a 8 year old boy who has Hunters syndrome, a Mucopolysaccharide (MPS) condition which is a progressively debilitating disorder, with declined intellectual function and reducing mobility.

He has some reduced intellectual function. He has no awareness of danger and becomes frustrated and bangs his head on the floor if he is told 'No'. He is non-verbal and has very limited communication, he becomes unhappy cries and becomes angry but cannot communicate why, his needs and wants are anticipated. As a result, he needs constant supervision.

The support is required to enable his parents to safely supervise and care for him each morning in getting him ready for school, each evening in getting him bathed and ready for bed along with supporting with transfusion in the school holidays.


Personal Assistant Specification

My assistant must be honest, trustworthy, and reliable, must respect my privacy and maintain my dignity at all times.

My assistant must be enthusiastic and flexible with a caring disposition. You must be able to work well independently.

Experience in working in the care industry is preferred, but not essential as full training will be provided.


My personal assistant is accountable to my parents in all aspects of their work. They should always ask what my needs are and listen to my directions and requests.

Main Duties

To assist with personal care requirements

To provide supervision to ensure safety at all times

To support with Transfusion

The main duties identified in the job description are examples of the expectations required; I may on occasions reasonably request additional activities to be undertaken inside or outside of the home.

The post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure and safeguarding training which will be funded through your employer.

“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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