Job Reference: FLN1436669EK5 Expires: 7th November 2018
I am looking for a personal assistant for my 11 year old to support him to access activities within the community. He particularly likes computing and swimming.
My son often finds it difficult being in busy and noisy environments and needs someone to assist him with this in a supportive role.
The duties will include:
• Driving my son to different activities.
• Supporting him with his wellbeing and personal development.
• Socialising – assist him to get involved and take part in different activities in the community.
• There may be elements of personal care required including assistance with dressing when swimming.
I require a responsible person with a good sense of humour and a flexible approach, who must be a car owner and willing to drive my son to and from activities.
Previous experience with autism or experience in a similar role is not essential but would be an advantage.
The ideal candidate will have some experience with children who have auditory processing problems and emotional regulation problems.
Due to the nature of the work for which you are applying, this post is subject to a satisfactory DBS disclosure (costs will be covered)
Car owner and full valid driving license essential (business insurance required).
During school term, the support will be required during evenings and/or weekends during the day time. When it is the school holidays the hours may be more flexible and I am happy to be flexible with the right candidate. This will be discussed this further at interview.