Job Ref: EP/AM | Permanent | Langport, Somerset | Daily Rate: £110 | Closing Date: 6th Sept. 2019

Overview:
Our client has a vacancy for a Personal Assistant to provide care support and help her make the most of her life after graduating from University.

The Role:
To provide personal & social support. This role goes far beyond simply care work and includes all the fun things you’d expect someone in their early twenties to be doing, like going to see friends, going to parties, the cinema, going on holiday, playing a bit of sport and much more!

Hours: Live-in (14 days per month – Rota flexible) must be able to cover weekends.

Weekly live-in rota:
14 days per month including weekends (Flexible rota)
Previous PA's have often used the flexible working arrangements to travel abroad or visit friends throughout the year. The combination of this, with the knowledge that they are having a positive, daily impact on someone's life, and the relaxed, inclusive working environment makes this a unique and exciting opportunity.

Start Date: Immediate start for the right candidate.

Care experience is not required as full training in my particular requirements will be provided.

Experience with people on the Autism spectrum would be preferred.

Skills required for this job are:
You must hold a full clean UK driving licence as you will be driving my adapted car and be able to speak, read and write English to a high enough standard to be able to assist with admin requirements for general day to day life and work.

About You:
You are unlikely to have experience in every aspect of care therefore full training for my needs will be provided.
·You will need to be patient and caring
·Be flexible with which days you can work throughout the month
·Have an interest in Criminal Investigation/Psychology
·Good organisational skills and being able to work on your own initiative
·Have a good sense of humour
·A mature and responsible attitude
·Excellent hearing and communication skills
·Be clean and tidy in both your appearance and ways
·Must have knowledge of/be willing to learn about Autism
·You must hold a full clean UK driving licence

Please note you will be required to complete a DBS check – this will be covered by the employer.
If you would like to apply for this position, please describe your interests in your covering letter.

Apply
To apply please email your CV with the job reference to [email protected]

As part of our Information Advice and Guidance Service, Enham Trust supports disabled people to employ their own staff. This vacancy is not a role within Enham Trust but an excellent opportunity to work directly for one of our customers.