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PA for Autistic teenager male - school holidays up to 8 hours a week. Flexible

Job details
Posting date: 03 August 2022
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 01 September 2022
Location: Leeds, LS8 4EX
Company: UKCIL
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 1415969c

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Summary

PA for Autistic teenager male - school holidays up to 8 hours a week. Flexible


Apply at UKCIL.com. Reference: 1415969c



Job title: Personal Assistant (PA) – through school holidays

Location: Leeds LS8 – for trips out and about

Job purpose:
■ To assist with a variety of tasks which will enable/assist the young person with autism and
learning difficulties who needs care and support to live their personal and social life
according to their wishes and interests.

About me:
■ I am a 16 years old boy with autism, learning difficulties who enjoys:
sensory/messy play and going out and about. My autism means I struggle to
understand what is expected of me. I am non verbal, have no sense of danger
and sensitive to sound, smell or touch.
■ When I am out of my comfort zone I may present with challenging behaviour so I need
someone who is patient and can support me at my own pace.

Main duties:
■ Social duties, support to:
■ take part in active and sensory play;
■ developing my confidence outdoors;
■ accompany me to the park, farm, swimming, or other activities that I may enjoy;
■ Personal care, for example support with dressing, eating or changing nappy.
Type of person that I am looking for:
■ reliable, punctual, non-judgemental, ability to build good relationships based on trust
and respect, flexible, adaptable, positive, willingness to travel, understands equality
and diversity;

What you can expect:
This is a great opportunity to share meaningful experiences with a teenager with autism,
enhance your CV, and develop your skills for your future career.

Hours of work:
Up to 8 hours in school holidays (you could do more or less flexible);

Rate of pay:
£9.50 per hour Monday to Sunday;

Skills, qualifications and experience:
■ ability to support people with behaviours which challenge;
■ car driver (vehicle available);
■ confidentiality;
■ specialist communication skills, Makaton, or a willingness to learn;

If you are interested in supporting this child, please apply via UKCIL

Services
Personal Care

Social + Leisure activities

Support to remain independent

Training
Safeguarding Adults/Children

Understanding challenging behaviour

Autism

Transportation
Full UK driving license

Key Responsibilities


Services
  • Meal Preparation
  • Personal Care
  • Domestic Care
  • Social + Leisure activities
  • Support to remain independent

Training
  • Essential PA Guide
  • Safeguarding Adults/Children
  • Understanding challenging behaviour
  • Autism / Aspergers

Transportation
  • Full UK driving license

Medical
  • Safe Administration of Medication

Please apply by clicking above or at ukcil.com

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