Date Advert Requested: 19/07/21

Location of Role: Swanley, BR8

Description / Details of the Role:

PA required to provide support and assistance to my son who is a happy 17 year old with Kabuki Syndrome. Non-verbal, able to weight bear and walk around indoors but requires wheelchair when out and about. Help required to take him out to the park, cinema, swimming, zoo during the school holidays etc. Loves playing with anything that makes music. Attend to all personal cares, including toileting (mainly dry during day if put on the toilet), may occasionally require changing pads.
Help with feeding and drinking. He is gastrostomy fed for liquids (training can be given if not trained) and can eat pureed/mashed up food (loves bananas!). Administer medication if required.

Hours can be arranged to suit:
Temporary position during the summer holidays (ideally 1-2 days per week).
1-2 days after school during term time (start time 3.30pm – end time flexible to suit)
Occasional days at weekends
Occasional evenings

Key Skills Required:
Applicant needs to be honest, reliable, easy going, adaptable, with a good sense of humour and a positive attitude.
Clean driving licence required, access to mobility car available.

Rate of Pay: £10.25 per hour, plus holiday pay accrued pro rata

Contact Details: Carol 07801735092 or email carol.austin01@gmail.com

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Date Advert Requested: 02/07/21

Location: Folkestone

Details/Description of Role:

PA required for my 17 year old son who has Down Syndrome. We are looking for someone fairly local to Folkestone and who ideally has their own transport.

Someone to assist my son to participate in various social activities as per our wishes. Someone honest, very reliable, easy going, flexible, adaptable and able to use their own initiative. With a good sense of humour and a positive attitude. 

Three hours a week term time and six hours a week non-term time.

Key Skills: Experience working with young people and a knowledge and understanding of a learning disability.

Driving licence with appropriate car insurance, able to swim, good communicator, physically active.

Full job description available on request.

Rate of Pay: £9.00 per hour.

Contact: Debbie Bennett Phone 07765 974359 or email debmegalf@hotmail.co.uk

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Date Advert Requested : 01/07/21

Location of Role: Gravesend, DA13

Description / Details of the Role:  2 PA positions available:

  • Temporary position during the summer holidays.
  • Permanent Term and Non-Term position.

To provide support and assistance to my daughter, to enable her to achieve maximum personal benefit from her everyday life.

Attend to all personal cares, including toileting and changing pads.

Help with feeding and drinking.

Administer emergency medication if required.

To sing songs and nursery rhymes.

To pick up and drop off from home – ideal applicant should be able to drive.

To assist taking my daughter to the park, swimming, days out to the Zoo, shopping, to take out for lunch/dinner and to assist the family on days out if required.

Rate of Pay: £11.00 per hour

Contact Details: Gina 07711825351 or email r_burke2@sky.com

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Date Advert Requested: 24/06/21

Location of Role: Hawkinge

Description / Details of the Role: P.A. to assist our 17 year old son.

Jacob is a young man with Downs Syndrome who has quite severe learning disabilities. He is very articulate and walks well. He loves to joke and clown around.
He enjoys all sorts of arts and crafts and playing with play dough and his numerous toys.
Jacob swims well and enjoys going to parks and trips to the cinema.
He enjoys helping prepare his food in the kitchen and decorating cakes – Food is very important to him!
He does need some support with personal care.
Hours: 4 hours a week term time (weekend) and up to 20 hours a week in holiday times.

Key Skills Required: Experience with working with someone with a learning disability would be preferable, but a kind and understanding person willing to learn would be just as good.

Rate of Pay: £8.91 per hour.
Petrol and all expenses paid.

Contact Details: Jill on 07712343005

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Date Advert Requested: 07/06/21

Location of Role: Maidstone

Description / Details of the Role: I am looking for 2 PAs to assist my 4 year old son for 6 hours per week.

The successful candidates will be required to accompany myself and my son on outings to the park, on walks, swimming and trampoline park etc. Also spend time with him in our home playing computer games, playdoh, puzzles etc whilst I take a break. Some day trips may be required.

The candidates will not be expected to take him out on their own.

Full job description available.

Rate of Pay: £9.50 per hour – Casual Contract

Contact Details: Vicki Toon 07825990985

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Date Advert Requested: 26/05/21

Location: Maidstone

Description/Details of Role:

I am looking for a PA for my daughter. She is 10 years old, and is a lovely affectionate little girl. She has difficulty communicating and is mostly non-verbal but will use some words to express her needs. She is fully padded. She has a diagnosis of Autism and learning disabilities, and she also suffers with anxiety. She loves exploring and going out and about to experience new things and exploring her environment. I have 12 hours per week during school holidays only. I will need someone who drives and holds business insurance.

Rate of Pay: £8.91 Hourly rate

Contact: Amanda: amandacurrie@rocketmail.com

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Date Advert Requested: 21/05/21

Location: Capel Le Ferne, Folkestone

Description/Details of Role:

We are looking for a PA to help look after our 8-year-old son, Hendrik (Hennie). We currently get 4 hours direct payments in term time and 8 hours in the holidays but can be flexible with how we use the hours/days (including weekends). Hennie has a diagnosis of Autism. He is independent, however needs support to encourage to eat his own food and stimulus for learning, otherwise he will spend the day in his Pjs and play with the Dinosaurs. Hennie is a very happy, affectionate, cheeky boy who loves being outdoors, climbing and playing on the trampoline. He also loves his Dinosaurs, Safari animals and soft toys. He loves being in the back garden, going for walks in the Forest and beach. You would be employed by us to assist with Hennie and his day-to-day living. We are looking for someone who would be happy to take Hennie out, play with him, support his feeding, provide guidance and support his development with suitable activities. We would like someone who is confident and experienced with working with children with developmental needs.

Key Skills Required: The suitable person would have a caring and patient attitude, and experience of working with disabled children is essential. DBS clearance is required for the role, but this can be arranged.

Rate of Pay: £9.50 per hour

Contact Details: Tharine 07947764428

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Date Advert Requested: 19/04/21

Location of Role: Ashford

Description / Details of the Role:

I am looking for a PA for 8 hours per week to support our 13 year old Son who has Autism Spectrum Disorder and global developmental delay. He needs support with anxiety and challenging behaviours. The 8 hours can be worked in a flexible way as suitable for all parties.
General tasks would include, but not be limited to:
Help with School work, life skills, support to access social opportunities in the community including swimming, bowling, shopping, cinema, sports, trips to the park.

Key Skills Required:

The suitable person would need to have lots of patience and a caring attitude and experience of working with disabled children is essential. DBS clearance is required for this role but this can be arranged.

Rate of Pay: £8.91 – 9.50 per hour.

Contact Details: Please contact me if you are interested or have any questions by email bussy_ade@yahoo.com

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Date Advert Requested: 17/02/2021

Location of Role: Bearsted, Maidstone (Near J8 of M20).

Description / Details of the Role:

We are looking for a part-time PA for our 11-year-old daughter. She is a calm and happy person, who can walk on her own but is non-verbal, with very limited communication skills. She loves going to parks, meeting new friends, exploring and listening to nursery rhymes.

We are looking for someone mostly for school holidays but a few hours at the weekend are also possible if required.

Rate of Pay: £9.00 per hour

Contact Details: Izabella – 07769111815

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4/12/2020

Margate area

I am looking for a Personal Assistant for my 14 years old daughter Emily, in the school holidays and occasional weekend days.
You will be required to have Emily 3 to 4 days per week during the school holidays . Start times vary between 8-9am start and finish between 4-5pm. During the time you spend with Emily you will be asked to do different activities e.g go to the cinema, go shopping , take Emily to see her friends. This is to support Emily to become more independent and help her socialise with her friends. Emily is required to take a suction machine with her at all times, Emily is peg feed, training can be given for suctioning and feed machine. You would ideally have first aid training but this can be arranged. Emily is a chatty, lively young girl who loves to socialise with others. Emily has a condition called Worster drought syndrome and she is unable to swallow. You will need a car for this post.
Please email me if you have any other questions or are interested in this post.

lisarolfe28@aol.com

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13/11/2020

Maidstone Area

Position Available:        Personal Assistant

Outline of role:              To provide support and assistance to my child, to enable her to achieve maximum personal benefit from their everyday life.

About My Child:            My Child is visually impaired with an undiagnosed genetic condition that affects them sitting up, rolling over, walking, talking, drinking, and eating. With 1-1 support, my child is trying to reach their goals of sitting up independently, taking steps, and learning about the world. My child loves nursery rhymes, bouncing, and funny sounds.

Rate of Pay:                     £8.91

Main Tasks:

  • Help in and out of the bed
  • Help with dressing
  • Help with showering/bathing
  • Help using the toilet or changing pads
  • Help with getting from the bed to the chair
  • Cooking and preparing meals and/or drinks
  • Support with Feeding pureed food and experience in PEG feeding
  • Maintaining a clean surrounding after use or completing a task. This can include soiled laundry and household cleaning/Pushchair etc.
  • Assisting my Child to participate in various social activities, as per my instructions, this may include going to physiotherapy, Hydrotherapy, going shopping, attending classes, meeting friends, trips to the park etc.
  • Play Therapy at Home, Sitting rolling, playing with toys

This is not a list of everything that you may be asked you to do.

Due to the sensitive nature of this role, we will be considering female applicants only for this  post in accordance with the provisional of the Occupational Requirement (Equality Act 2010) pursuant to schedule 9 part 1.

If you are interested in applying for this role, please contact Nick McDonald and Jo Woollard On: 07958588580 / 07912143754

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