- Location: Yorkshire
- Date: 1 month ago
About the Employer
I'm looking to recruit a Personal Assistant to support my 20 year old son who is Autistic. He also suffers with anxiety disorder and depression, and he doesn't like to be touched.
We have a friendly pet dog
He enjoys going to the cinema, going for walks and going to the gym.
Summary of Duties
The Personal Assistant will be required to carry out or support my son with the following tasks:
- Independent travel training
- Shopping/money management/budgeting
- Cooking and preparing food
- Household/domestic tasks
- Socialisation, including accessing the local community
- Encouragement with personal hygiene and dressing
- Assisting to establish and maintain a daily routine and structure
Other tasks may be required within reason but these will be discussed beforehand.
My/the needs may vary from day to day and your tasks may reflect this. You could be required to perform other duties as reasonably required.
You may be required to undertake any training that is considered necessary and appropriate to your role.
The Person They Are Looking For
The successful candidate will be confident and be able to set clear boundaries.
You will be honest and straight-talking with a sensible outlook.
Knowledge or experience of the Autistic Spectrum is essential.
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 driving licence essential (business insurance required) you will be required to use your car to take my son to his activities.
This advert may close before the stated date if sufficient applications are received.
The Times Required
21 hours per week
Weekdays (no evenings or weekends)
Shift times to be discussed further at interview and will depend on activities being done with my son.
Due to the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak the health & wellbeing of all parties remains the number one priority. In light of this the above job duties and certain particulars of the role (working times / days) may be subject to change. This will be discussed with successful candidates in an ongoing capacity until further notice
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