2 PA’s 2 x 3 hours per month
Sandyford, Newcastle upon Tyne
£15.00 per hour
Purpose of Job
I am looking for 2 Personal Assistants to provide 2:1 support to my 13-year-old son with Autism & ADHD, to allow him to get out in the community and participate in activates safely.
He is a happy, adventurous boy, an opportunist, inquisitive, highly active, who enjoys going out & about exploring many places and things. He loves going to Town Centres, home furniture shops, toilets, going swimming, the Alan Shearer Centre for sensory sessions and adventure parks.
The role calls for 2 PAs who can work well as a team, stay calm under pressure who enjoys new challenges, are confident and are able to keep up with my son, as he is quick and always on the move.
Previous experience of supporting a young person who has Autism & ADHD, challenging behaviours, is essential, have excellent communication skills, problem solving skills, patients, caring, fun & active reliable, trustworthy, and willing to learn, so you understand him.
Someone who can drive and is willing to use their car for work is an essential requirement for the role. The usage of petrol will be reimbursed.
This post is subject to a satisfactory DBs check and references which will be taken up if you are offered the post.
Closing date: This vacancy will close as soon as a suitable candidate is appointed.
At the time of starting their employment, the successful candidate must have permission to work in the U.K.