Job Reference: ASKC Expires: 24th November 2017
I am a confident, outgoing woman in my 30’s, I am looking for someone special to not only be my PA but to also be my companion and join me in different social activities.
I have cerebral palsy, dyspraxia and I am also registered as partially blind, despite these challenges, I have a thirst for life and learning new skills/interest and love performing arts. I have a positive outlook on life and enjoy challenging myself to learn new skills. I like to embrace new opportunities.
During I enjoy swimming and therefore need someone who is able to participate in this activity with me.
I attend concerts, gigs, cinema and theatre events.
I love to participate in Community Events
I also enjoy creative writing; I am also an active member of a singing groups.
Support with personal care when out and about accessing the community.
Occasional evening/weekend work - which will be discussed in advance
Support to manage my money when out and about.
Support to attend social events
Support to access the local community, including national trust houses.
Support to achieve chosen activities such as swimming, gym as well as other activities within my home or local community.
Support me with my meals/snacks/drinks, cutting food up where appropriate and supervising me at all times whilst eating/drinking.
Support me to achieve my goals and to optimise my potential for independence.
Occasional support with creative writing.
Ideally you will enjoy the same/similar things that I like.
You will a driver with access to your own vehicle and be willing to use it for work purposes with appropriate insurance in place as well as be willing/able to put my wheelchair in your car.
You will assist me with meals and drinks.
You will ensure my personal comfort and safety at all times.
To record all accidents in the accident book and to prevent accidents/hazards where possible.
You will be Honest , Reliable, Punctual, Consistent with a good sense of humour.
Must be able to work flexibly as regards times, days and locations Have a clear understanding of punctuality.
You will possess good listening, understanding and communication skills.
You will have a positive, can do attitude to assist me to live the life I choose.
General good reading and writing skills.
Monday or Friday with occasional evening/weekend.