Job Ref FP/MA | Permanent | Reading RG28 | Pay Rate £10 per hour | Closing Date: Ongoing

Personal Assistant in Care

Hours Required:
(Days and times) 4 hours per week, flexible by agreement

Hourly Rate: £10 per hour

Job Overview:
To support through providing motivation and encouragement to an individual with autism and mental health

Main Duties:
Support with organisation
Keeping up to date with household tasks
Helping to motivate (due to struggling with mood and motivation)
Accompanying to appointments, therefore a requirement to have own transport available for work.
Support with correspondence.
Supporting to make phone calls.
Supporting to go to volunteering at Milestones Museum, Basingstoke. Volunteering includes Sewing at home. Including me helping them to run events
Struggle to keep routine, so support and encouragement to do this is required.
Support with routine and to minimise anxiety around the kitchen.
Encouragement and reassurance around personal care routine.
Support to focus on routine.
Must like dogs.
Experience with autism and mental health preferred.
Understanding and supportive around what it means for me to leave the house.

Ideal Candidate:
• Experience of Autism and Mental Health
• Enhanced DBS Check
• Legally Able To Work in UK

Essential Criteria:
Type of experience required:
• Experience of Autism and Mental Health, preferred.
• Car driver with vehicle available for work

Length of experience required: Not applicable
Full Driving Licence: Yes
Use of Own Car: Yes
Language: English

To Apply:
To apply for this post, please submit a CV, or letter providing your name, tel. number, address & email address, qualifications, employment history to date – including: name of employer, job title, employment start & end date - for up to past 10 years i.e. from 2010 to 2020 and a statement explaining why you are applying for this job.

Please email CV to [email protected]

All interviews will take place at the location of the client.

If successful at interview an enhanced DBS check will take place. (Formerly CRB). Employment is dependent upon a satisfactory enhanced DBS certificate.
You must evidence that you have the right to work in the UK [A current passport showing that you are a British citizen, or that you have the right of abode in the United Kingdom. A document showing that you are a national of a European Economic Area country* or Switzerland].

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.