Purpose and responsibilities:
To assist with day-to-day home activities in order to gain a routine and creating a structure that supports the reduction of stress and anxiety for a gentleman who has autistic spectrum including ADHD and dyslexia. Activities will include:
General administration and telephone calls to assist communication; appointment making and reminders; meal preparation/batch cooking support and shopping if required; Medication prompting; Keeping household organised; some support with cleaning/tidying to support the structure within the household and planning for the week ahead.
Experience and understanding of autistic spectrum and the challenges faced will be extremely beneficial in being able to create the routine/structure required to support independent living.
Hours / Times of Work/ location
- 8 hours per week split over different days. Spread of hours/days can be flexible but must be a minimum of 2 separate days, preferably 3 to 4.
- Central Kemptown, Brighton
Rates of Pay and other Benefits
For employed @ £9.85 per hour and paid annual leave
For self-employed @ £11.35 per hour weekday or @£12.35 per hour weekends
It is IMPORTANT that you meet ALL the Essential Requirements BEFORE you apply for the job.
Previous experience of providing personal assistance
Good sense of humour a
Patient and caring
Open minded and non-judgemental
Flexible, reliable and honest
Good organisation skills
Experience and understanding of autism and the potential challenges faced
Experience and understanding of the potential challenges faced with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)