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Personal Assistant

Location: Bristol, Thornbury, South West Rate of Pay: £10.00

Hours per Week: 4 hours every friday, 4 hours every other wednesday

Job Reference: 131 BD Expires: 4th July 2018

Male Personal Assistant (SEX DISCRIMINATION ACT SECTION 7 (2) (B) (ii) APPLIES)

About the Employer

To support a young man who has an Autistic Spectrum Disorder, a Moderate Learning Disability, Obsessional Anxieties and Eczema. 

He requires support with risk assessment and management 

He needs a high level of reassurance in relation to his emotional needs

He can struggle with loud noises and crowds and social interactions with members of the public can put him at risk due to his lack of awareness of societal norms and values. 

 


Summary of Duties

The PA will provide support and encouragement so the supported person can build on his interaction and social skills.

The PA will need to understand and follow ‘Best Practices’ developed for the Supported person

The P.A. will be responsible for ensuring safety at all times.

Using their own transport the P.A. will need to support the supported person to attend The East Bristol Model Railway Club based in Winterbourne every other Wednesday evening and to take them to the BASS Club in Yate every Friday afternoon. Hours to be agreed with the supported persons parents.

To provide support to make and attend all health appointments.

The P.A. will need to keep records of outcomes and give progress updates to the supported person's parents.

support in all aspects of running and maintaining his home.

 

 


The Person They Are Looking For

The P.A. would need to have experience of supporting autistic people.

The PA will have and demonstrate empathy.

Using their own transport the P.A. will need to support the supported person to attend The East Bristol Model Railway Club based in Winterbourne every other Wednesday evening and to take them to the BASS Club in Yate every Friday afternoon. Hours to be agreed with the supported persons parents.


The Times Required

4 hours on Wednesday afternoon for 26 weeks a year
Wednesday transport reimbursement= 45p p/mile x17 miles


4 hours on Fri afternoon for 52 weeks a year
Friday transport reimbursement = 45p p/mile x20 miles

 


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