13 May, 2022

Personal Assistant to support 16 year old boy 4h pw £9.90/hr in LS16

£9.90 hourly
  • Leeds Centre For Integrated Living
  • Leeds LS16, UK
Part time & Casual Care

Job Description/Duties

Personal Assistant to support 16 year old boy 4h pw £9.90/hr in LS16


Job title: Personal assistant (PA)

Location: Leeds Ls16

Job purpose:
■ To assist with a variety of tasks which will enable/assist the young person with autism and
learning difficulties who needs care and support to live their personal and social life
according to their wishes and interests.

About me:
■ I am a 16 years old boy with autism, learning difficulties and epilepsy (which is under control with epilim tablets) who enjoys
sensory/messy play and going out and about. My autism means I struggle to
understand what is expected of me. I am non verbal, have no sense of danger
and sensitive to sound, smell or touch.
■ When I am out of my comfort zone I may present with challenging behaviour so I need
someone who is patient and can support me at my own pace.

Main duties:
■ Social duties, support to:
■ take part in active and sensory play;
■ developing my confidence outdoors;
■ accompany me to the park, farm, swimming, or other activities that I may enjoy;
■ Personal care, for example support with dressing, eating or changing nappy.
Type of person that I am looking for:
■ reliable, punctual, non-judgemental, ability to build good relationships based on trust
and respect, flexible, adaptable, positive, willingness to travel, understands equality
and diversity;

What you can expect:
This is a great opportunity to share meaningful experiences with a teenager with autism,
enhance your CV, and develop your skills for your future career.

Hours of work:
4 hours each week term time, with an extra 2 hours in school holidays;

Rate of pay:
£9.90 per hour Monday to Sunday;

Skills, qualifications and experience:
■ ability to support people with behaviours which challenge;
■ car;
■ confidentiality;
■ specialist communication skills, Makaton, or a willingness to learn;

If you are interested in supporting this child, please apply via UKCIL

 

Services

  • Personal Care
  • Social + Leisure activities
  • Support to remain independent

Training

  • Safeguarding Adults/Children
  • Understanding challenging behaviour
  • Autism / Aspergers

Transportation

  • Full UK driving license
  • Own personal car

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