The rate of pay will be £10.90 per hour
I am looking for a personal assistant for my young daughter with Autism and intellectual disabilities. Your role will be to help her to live her best life through understanding and compassion. It is essential that you have an understanding of autism. Previous experience in support in this area desirable. You will need to be able to identify triggers and be aware of de-escalation techniques.
My daughter can find it hard to communicate but has a good understanding of PECS (The Picture Exchange Communication System) to help with this. It is important that the PA have excellent communication and listening skills.
The role involves helping my daughter to have fun and engage in activities she loves, sometimes out with the home. It is therefore essential that the PA is able to drive. An activity my daughter loves is swimming. You must be able and willing to join her.
It is essential that the post holder is a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme or is willing to join.
Please note this role is open to female candidates only. This is a *genuine occupational requirement.
We are looking for someone who is caring, compassionate, and able to build a trusting relationship.
This is a part time role of roughly 3 hours per week, predominantly on the weekend during school term time. There may be the possibility of flexibility and/or more hours during holiday periods.
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