Job Reference: CC041 Expires: 30th July 2018
I’m a 11 years-old boy and live in the Willenhall area with my Mum, Dad and brother. I have ASD, ADHD and specific communication needs as I’m non-verbal. I like spending time playing games at home but also like going out too – I like swimming, cooking and soft play. It would be necessary to accompany me when I’m outside as my awareness of danger is limited. I get anxious quite easily so you need to cope with this aspect of my character and help me overcome this. My Mum would be your employer.
Duties will include:
Spending quality time with me – either at home or outside.
Taking me out on days for activities, e.g. swimming.
Encouraging me to be more independent but recognising I’m comfortable with things I know and am familiar with.
I’m looking for a PA who can offer flexible support at times we may require this – this could be in the week or at weekends.
You must be patient, understanding and calm. You will have good non-verbal communication skills and be able to pick up our son’s means of communication over time. You will be hardworking and committed to developing our son’s trust and building his confidence.
Driver preferred. Experience of working with people who have a learning disability would be advantageous.
DBS check will be required.
We require support for 5 hours per week. This will be arranged at mutually agreeable times. Start and finish times will vary according to activities arranged. Reliability, flexibility and good timekeeping are therefore essential.