Support Worker / Personal Assistant required for social activities in Haxby, York
Experience or knowledge of Autism?
Are you interested in a role that is varied and focused on support with social activities, encouragement, motivation, building confidence and independence? If so, this is the job for you! We are looking for Personal Assistants to work with a young lady in her local community, supporting her to socialise and access the activities she enjoys, such as shopping for food/make-up/clothes, eating out and occasional visit to theme parks.
The right person
You must have experience and/or knowledge of autism in girls and PDA (pathological demand avoidance), either from previous employment, education/training or informally with family/friends.
It is not essential, but it would be beneficial for you to drive and have access to a vehicle you can use when accessing the community with the young lady.
We are looking for someone who is friendly, patient, calm, creative, fun and confident.
It would be beneficial for you to have common interests in fashion, hair, make up and pets (cats and dogs).
An average of 2 hours per week are available. Flexibility is required – the days and times of work will be offered and agreed in advance, depending on the young lady’s needs. Some weeks may require more or less hours of work.
The rates of pay and benefits
£10.00 per hour plus expenses
You will receive paid holidays and the opportunity for training if relevant to your role.
Successful applicants must be eligible to work in the UK. This post is subject to DBS checks the cost of which will be met by your employer.