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Please quote Ref: CX687
Rate of pay: £9.50
Hours: 10hrs per week
An enthusiastic and reliable Personal Assistant is required to support a young man in the Marfleet area of the city. The young man is 17 and has Global Development Delay. You will be working under the direction of Mum but the young man is able to express his own needs and wishes.
The young man loves to be active, he loves Rugby, he plays and attends matches regularly. He also loves to go to the park to play ball, going to the beach, bowling and many other outdoor activities. If the weather is too poor to be out he likes to play Xbox and board games. The PA needs to be willing to help him access and enjoy the activities he likes. He would also like the PA to help him develop some independence skills around the home, been able to bake and undertake basic kitchen activities. You will need to be a good communicator, have a flexible approach to working and demonstrate empathy and respect. Experience is not essential as training will be given. A car driver would be preferred but it’s not essential.
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