We Are Beams
  • Herne Bay
  • £15 per hour GBP / Year

We are seeking a Personal Assistant (PA) to care for our 6 year old son who attends St Nicholas School.  We live in Herne Bay.

Our son has ASD and is pre verbal but is clever and communicates in a lot of ways to express his wants and needs.  He uses his IPAD and communication boards/PECS to communicate and is developing his skills at this all the time.

He is a fun and caring little boy.  He is active and loves the beach, throwing stones in the water, climbing, using the swing, trampoline, swimming, throwing / rolling footballs and playgrounds.

He also likes to chill watching Peppa Pig, Hey Duggee, Octonauts, Twirlywoos on is IPAD or TV.  He loves sorting and stacking cups as well as number and letter puzzles.

He requires patience and kindness to bring the best out of him.

We are looking for a patient and kind PA with experience of caring for children with ASD and pre verbal (preferable).

The role will include preparing simple meals, nappy changing, changing clothes when required and taking him out to activities in the local area, suitable for him.

A car with business insurance is essential.

 

Hours – up to 6 hours per week term time and 8 hours a week during school holidays.

Term time – mainly be at weekends and part afternoons/ evenings (to be agreed).

Holiday time – Weekdays.

We are flexible with the hours as this may not be suitable every week.

We are keen to find a PA to support us during the holidays, so if the weekends are not suitable for you, please still do get in touch.

This role is funded through the KCC Direct Payment Agreement.

 

Rate of Pay : £15.00 per hour

 

Mileage costs, parking or other expenses incurred whilst working will be reimbursed to you.

 

References will be required so please only apply if you are able to provide these.

We hope this role is of interest and look forward to hearing from you.

 

Contact Details:

Nick & Carly

07590 387567 Nick / 07709 573014 Carly

To apply for this job email your details to brokerage@wearebeams.org.uk