Personal Assistant - Job Ref PIP-CP

Location: Cumnock

Hours:     13hrs per week 

Pay:         £10.50 p/h

Job description

You will support a 30yr old gentleman with autistic spectrum disorder to live independently at home.  He is a very sociable young man who enjoys meeting new people.  You will be part of a small team providing support to enable him to live his life to the full.  You will assist with preparation of meals and light household duties.  He has 2 pet Budgies that you will assist in looking after by feeding and cleaning their cages. 

You will support the client to activities such as bowling, swimming, and a Centre-Stage group.  The client enjoys walks on the beach weather permitting.  There may be a little assistance with personal care required occasionally but this is minimal.

 

Personal Specification

  • calm, kind, and gentle approach at all times

  • outgoing and fun 

  • comfortable working on a one-to-one basis

 

Terms

13hrs per week (1 x 13hr shift).  You must be flexible to cover annual leave and sick leave when required.

 

Essential skills/experience

Previous experience working with adults with learning disability.  You must be a driver with access to a car.  Business mileage will be re-imbursed 45p per mile.

 

The successful candidate will be required to be part of the PVG scheme which would be paid for by the employer and must provide a minimum of 2 references. Successful candidate should be willing to participate in additional training as required.

PLEASE NOTE: Partners in Personalisation CIC support individuals to employ their own support workers directly.