Reporting to: Direct Payment Employer
Location: Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne
Hours of work: 10 hours per week term time 7am-9am
14 hours per week school holidays
Rate of pay: £13.00 per hour
To assist with a variety of tasks which will enable the person who needs care and support to live their personal and social life according to their wishes and interests.
About the employer:
Our son is 15 years old. Our son is a happy, laid-back individual. He likes to play on the floor with toys, watch his iPad and to sing and dance. He has a learning disability, and he recently has had a stroke which has left him with a physical disability. He is adapting after the stroke and is re-learning to communicate and feed himself. He needs support with all personal care, feeding and other day to day activities. He will also need support from his PA to support him with re learning tasks e.g., using a spoon to feed himself
Preparing simple meals and snacks
Tidying his bedroom
Do activities with our son at home that he enjoys.
Attend activities in the community
These duties may vary from day-to-day.
Type of person that you/they are looking for:
Values We are looking for an honest and reliable PA who is able to build a good relationship with our son. You must be adaptable to meet his fluctuating needs.
What you can expect to receive:
Training will be given
Skills, qualifications and experience
Good at building relationships
A good listener
Ability to support people with behaviours which challenge.
Closing Date: 11th January 2024
At the time of starting their employment, the successful candidate must have permission to work in the U.K.