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Personal Assistant

Location: South Birmingham, Midlands Rate of Pay: 10

Hours per Week: TBC

Job Reference: MP/LB17 Expires: 22nd February 2018

About the Employer

A 26 year old male with mild learning difficulties, atypical autism, infrequent and controlled epilepsy, very sociable with a great sense of humour, enjoys active lifestyle – has many hobbies: passionate about go karting – drives once a week, enjoys shopping and visits to the city centre and spending time with his girlfriend, regularly goes swimming and gym, loves theme parks and days out. Attends college 4 days a week.


Summary of Duties

To support young adult with various aspects of independent living skills and social interactions including:

Preparing simple meals

Completing laundry

Cleaning bedroom/bed changing

Light shopping/money management

Walking to local amenities/safe road crossing/stranger danger

Prompt with personal hygiene

Accompanying and supervising the young adult to visit friends

Accompanying and taking active part in various leisure activities including swimming, gym, go karting, theme parks, cinema

Providing emotional support when required regarding relationships and friendships

Support with using  iPad and social media 


The Person They Are Looking For

The suitable person for this role will possess the following qualities:

Outgoing, energetic, with a great sense of humour

Enjoys and promotes active lifestyle

Experienced, confident in supporting individuals with high functioning autism/mild learning difficulties

A driver with a car is essential 


The Times Required

Required on Fridays for 6-7 hours, possibly on some week day evenings for 2-3 hours and at weekends for 2-3 hours.

May in the near future need support for an hour or an hour and half from 7 am to 8.30 am on week days.

Days and hours are negotiable.


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