PA Vacancy

Social Personal Assistant – JCNCL

Social Personal Assistant

4 hours per week including weekends

Walkergate, Newcastle Upon Tyne

£13.00 per hour


Joshua is a lovely 12-year-old young boy with a diagnosis of Autism with learning difficulties and a chromosome disorder.

He loves spending time at home with his siblings playing with his animals and using his iPad. Joshua is looking for a personal assistant who can support and accompany him to explore his community facilities and encourage his social engagement, he would like to explore places like the local parks and swimming pools, he loves to walk the dogs too, so a good level of fitness is required. Joshua would also like to go for the odd hot chocolate when the occasion arises.

The family are looking for a personal assistant with experience of working with children with Autism who is calm, patient and encouraging, Joshua will repeat words and behaviours frequently so you must be able to accommodate his repetitiveness. Assistance with toileting needs is required in this role.

A car driver is preferred as Joshua has a Motability car and loves to be out and about in it.

For further information, please see the JOB DESCRIPTION


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.






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