Date Advert Re-posted: 21/03/2022

Location of Role: Maidstone

Description/Details of Role:
We are looking for a PA to take our 17 year old daughter out for fun days such as swimming, cinema and day trips. She is a fun loving teenager full of laughter, non-verbal, severe learning difficulties and a great sense of humour.

Rate of Pay: £9.50 per hour plus £5.00 expenses per visit.

Contact Details: Claire – 07752 835 402

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Date Advert Requested: 20/05/22

Location of Role: Ash, Sevenoaks

Description / Details of the Role:
PA required to provide support and assistance to our son. You will be required to attend to all his personal care needs including toileting and changing pads. Help him with feeding and drinking (He feeds himself with dry food/sandwiches etc) To pick up and drop off from home.
To assist taking him to the park, swimming, after school club etc.

Hours: 4 hours term time and 6 hours non term time.

Rate of Pay: £10 per hour.

Contact Details: Kerry Cross 07581 408 631 or email: paul.cross@certus-security.co.uk

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Date Advert Re-posted: 20/05/22

Location of Role: Appledore – Ashford

Description/Details of the Role:

Personal Assistant Required.

Our child is 11 years of age and has a diagnosis of ADHD and Autism. Our son enjoys going to the park, playing on the Plays Station and watching Youtube

To provide support and assistance to enable him to achieve his full potential. (Including possibly some hygiene stuff if he trusts you enough)

Offer respite care to our son in our home / in the community. While our son is in your care during the day, you would be asked to assist him to attend activities he likes such as going to the park and going to Karate and possible day trips out for the day. While our son is with you, you will also be responsible for ensuring he eats, and cleans himself including hand washing and possibly wiping his bottom (rarely). We would like someone who has experience of working with children and young people with ADHD and Autism including strong anger and violent outbursts. You must be able to defuse a situation quickly. You will need to be able to drive to take out our son if needed for days trips.
Hours of work per week would be 1 day – 6 hours in term time and 1 day in non- term time – 8 hours one day a week. Times and Days to be agreed.

Key Skills Required:
Good verbal and written English, good communication skills, patience, honesty, first aid trained, knowledge around ADHD/ASC, the experience of working with children with SEN needs. Positive handling trained and de-escalation skills. We want someone who is friendly, good sense of humour, and understanding.

Rate of Pay: £10.75 per hour.

Contract length and hours: Subject to Direct Payments funding being in place and up to a maximum of 6/8 hours per week

Contact Details : If you are interested in applying, please contact: Sarah on 07867432688 or sarahsmith198327@yahoo.co.uk

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Date Advert re-posted: 20/05/2022

Location of Role: Doddington, Sittingbourne

Description / Details of the Role:
We are looking for a fun loving person to look after our 10 year old son who has a diagnosis of ASD and global development delay. He has delayed speech and his co-ordination isn’t great. He loves running, being chased and running/walking around the farm we live on. He has a cheeky sense of humour and loves to sing silly songs and do funny dancing. He also loves books and visiting the local library. He loves to walk along by the sea and in the summer loves spending time on the beach. He needs encouragement and a little help doing some things like dressing and going to the toilet. He also has no understanding of danger and isn’t aware of road safety and strangers.
Ideally someone would be able to come to our house and take him out for walks on the farm and further afield like the beach. Or pick him up from Meadowfield School and take him to the library or swimming and then bring him home.

Hours: 4 hours per week (flexible on times)
Key Skills Required: Experience with working with children on the autistic spectrum
Additional requirements: Driving licence, own personal car, Enhanced DBS
Rate of Pay: £9.75 per hour.

Contact Details: If you are interested or would like further information please contact Sophia on 07733894189 or email familydixon4@yahoo.co.uk

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Date Advert Re-posted: 20/05/22

Location of Role: Dover

Description / Details of the Role:
I am looking for a Personal Assistant (PA) to support my 7 year old son to have some social opportunities, to enjoy play and crafts and to help him gain the maximum benefit and enjoyment in his life.
Hours are 4 per week during school term and 6 hours per week during school holidays. Days and times are flexible.
Paid holiday entitlement of 20 days plus bank holidays, which will be calculated pro rata.

Rate of Pay: £9.50 per hour

Contact Details: If you have any questions, or would like to apply, please contact our Support Broker, on brokerage@wearebeams.org.uk or call 07918 706601

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Date Advert Re-posted: 20/05/22

Location of Role: Gravesend Area

Description/Details of Role:
Looking for a Personal Assistant to support and provide assistance to a 14 year old young man who is blind. You will need to help him to achieve maximum personal benefit from his everyday life.
He will need some support at home to help him with his homework and to support him with personal and social activity. You would also help him to access social opportunities outside of the home, eg swimming, going to the park etc. There are no communication issues, so he will be able to discuss and advise his needs for each activity. He just wants to have fun.
Hours would be 3 per week during term time, 5 per week in school holidays, 4 weeks paid holiday (plus bank hols) pro rata.
Experience of working with someone with a visual impairment would be helpful, but training can be provided and general awareness/common sense is the most important factor.

Rate of pay: Currently under review but will be between £9.50 – £11 per hour (TBC)

Contact Details: This family are supported by Beams Support Brokerage Service. All enquiries or to receive an application pack, please contact Karen Dorling on 07918 706601 or brokerage@wearebeams.org.uk

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Date Advert Requested: 20/05/22

Location of Role: Ramsgate CT12

Description / Details of the Role:

PA’S required to work 2:1 supporting our 19yr of daughter to access day centre and social activities. Experience not necessary but a friendly and flexible inclusive outlook is. Whilst she is in the successful candidates care, needs to be met include incontinence pad changes, medication administered and suctioning of her tracheostomy as required. Totally dependent on her wheelchair for transport, the successful applicants will also need a full driving license to transport her to activities in her vehicle. 30 hours a week contractual position with possible additional hours. Training will be provided in post.

Key Skills Required: Driving license preferred, flexibility, inclusive mentality, good sense of humour.

Rate of Pay: £15.80 per hour

Contact Details: Mr & Mrs Besant 0779 477 3505 / 07854 148 491

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Date Advert Requested: 20/05/22

Location of Role: Ramsgate

Description / Details of the Role:
We are looking for a PA to help look after our little boy. 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. Barney is almost 6 years old, autistic and non-speaking with a good understanding of what is being said to him. We use Makaton signing which is something we are continuously developing with him. Barney is a very happy, affectionate, cheeky boy who loves being outdoors, climbing, playing with his trucks and cars, watching his favourite tv shows and films.
We are looking for someone to take Barney out, play with him and help support his development with suitable activities.You will need your own car with business insurance, and a valid DBS.

Key Skills Required: Makaton and SEN experience.

Rate of Pay: From £9.50 per hour

Contact Details: Sarah 07852 919 752 or email: sarahjaynefennell@gmail.com

Please get in touch if you are interested and we can chat further.

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Date Advert Re-posted: 20/05/22

Location of Role: Maidstone

Description/Details of Role:
We are looking for a PA for our son Freddie. It is for 5 hours on a Sunday morning with a 9:30-10am start. Extra hours are available in school holidays.
This would involve ideally taking Freddie out for the time you have him. Freddie is a friendly, lively and fun-loving boy who loves music and singing, and being out and about at the park, soft play and the seaside.
Freddie has a diagnosis of Autism, he would need some help with personal care and struggles to communicate and function in social situations..

Rate of Pay: £9.50 per hour  plus additional expenses covered.

Contact Details:
Leon (07771347850) or Mandy (07786850996)
email: lmmileham@blueyonder.co.uk

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Date Advert Requested: 20/05/22

Location of Role: Wateringbury, Maidstone

Description/Details of Role:
We are looking for a PA to support our 13-year-old daughter, Eva for up to 7.5 hours per week during term times and up to 7 hours per week during the school holidays. Currently, we do not have a fixed idea of specific days/hours when we would like PA support so can be flexible and come up with a plan together around Eva’s needs and your availability.

We would ideally like Eva’s PA/s to be able to:

• Assist with personal care i.e. showering/bathing Eva one or two evenings per week, supporting her at home with dinner and getting ready for bed etc
• Take Eva out for fun outings on a Saturday or Sunday. This could be every other weekend and may change if we plan to go out as a family.
• Have a fun evening out once a week with Eva i.e. take her trampolining/bowling etc. This could be with family or one to one.

Eva is great fun and can be very lively, so her PA will need to have plenty of energy to keep up with her! She loves to laugh and is very cheeky! We most importantly want Eva to have fun and valuable social experiences with someone who she enjoys spending time with!
Eva needs one to one support and hand holding at all times to keep her safe.
Eva has epilepsy therefore we would discuss her full healthcare plan and Epilepsy protocol with you.
We have also been allocated some social hours so would also love to hear from you if you would be available for the odd babysitting session.

Rate of Pay: £10.85 per hour

Contact Details:
If you would like to discuss joining Team Eva, please contact Jane: Mobile: 07970 823151 Or Email: jane.skelts@gmail.com

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Date Advert Re-posted: 20/05/22

Location of Role: Margate

Description / Details of the Role:

Personal assistant required for 12 Year old boy with FASD / ASD / ADHD
Our son J likes to spend time on the computer, playing electronic games and exploring other tech. He has some behavioural needs which makes engaging with activities and family outings challenging without support. We have a direct payments package for up to 6 hours per week, term time and ten hours per week during school holidays with some flexibility involved.
We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and experienced person who can be a dynamic influence in our son’s life. Someone who can encourage him to try new things and support him to reach his full potential. We are happy to employ more than one candidate to share the hours.
Requirements of Role:
To build a positive relationship with J.
To be a positive role model.
To support J on family days out.
To encourage J engage in community based activities.
To encourage J to engage with enriching activities that develop his interests.
To support J in the home when he doesn’t want to join family on days out.
To help J build confidence, self-esteem, positive image and self-worth.
To understand social etiquette and boundaries to prepare him for adulthood.
To develop speech and language skills / communication skills and provide a script for J to use in real life situations.
To guide and support J’s understanding of right and wrong so he can function safely in society.
To support J’s risk awareness and his ability to make good choices.

Applicants will be invited to meet with the family and successful candidate(s) will be subject to full DBS check.

Rate of Pay: £10.50 per hour.

Contact Details:
If you are interested please email an introductory letter and CV outlining relevant experience to claire@johnreid.it
If you have any questions please do not hesitate to call John on 07875464612 for further information.

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Date Advert Reposted: 09/05/22

Location of Role: Maidstone

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:                     £10.50

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: 07958 588 580 / 07912 143 754

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Date Advert Requested: 06/05/2022

Location of Role: Ashford

Description/Details of the Role:
We are looking for a friendly, patient PA who has full knowledge and understanding of Autism to help and support us in looking after our 7-year-old boy for 4hrs per week during term time and 8hrs per week during holidays including after school and weekends, hours can be discussed to suit both parties.

Our little man is very energetic, and always needs total supervision (no sense of danger); he has developmental delays, sensory processing disorders and is nonverbal.

Main duties will include taking him to different social activities with or without the family (driving license with business insurance required).
My little man is still in pads and will need assistance with personal care when out and about. This is not a list of all the tasks you may be asked to perform the rest will be
discussed at interview.

Rate of Pay: £10 per hour

Contact Details: If interested, please contact: Salphina 07946 833 885

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Date Advert Re-posted: 06/05/2022

Location of Role:  Tonbridge

Description/Details of the Role:

Personal assistant is required to support our 14 year old son with accessing social activities during School holidays with the possibility of extra hours after school or weekend.

Our Son likes Physical activities like crazy golf, swimming,  clip and climb, trampolining and walks.

Previous experience, either professional or personally is preferable, but not essential.  Understanding of behaviour management and complex learning needs will be helpful.

Applicants must be patient, helpful, friendly and fun loving, and willing to  help possibly with personal care needs.

The post is a permanent position and also subject to Enhanced Disclosure.

Rate of Pay: £9.50 per hour

Contact Details: Telephone 07946275646 Email nigelandkat121@hotmail.co.uk

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Date Advert Requested: 06/05/22

Location of Role: Maidstone & Snodland

Description/Details of Role:
We are looking for fun, friendly, experienced and committed individuals to befriend and support our 11 year old Autistic son, and give him amazing, enjoyable experiences. Our son is a friendly, cheeky chap, who has a great sense of humour; loves a joke and a prank, but needs a person who can understand his communication and uniqueness. He is chatty and reciprocal so long as the task in hand is motivating and meaningful to him and will require an individual with whom he can develop a trusting relationship. The role will be based in both Mum and Dad’s homes making snacks, baking cakes, junk modelling, playing board games, computer games, for example. In the community – completing fun activities such as Trampolining, Swimming, Going to the park, meeting friends, going to the Cinema etc.

Hours:

Term-time – After school for 1.5 hours, twice per week (Mon/Tues in Snodland and Thursday in Maidstone)
On Sundays for 3 hours (time can be negotiated)
School holiday times – 8 hours per week; hours can be flexibly arranged for a day out, or
smaller trips (mix and match to fit in with wider family plans)

Key Skills Required:
Knowledge and experience of:
● ASD, ADHD and Language Disorder.
● Visual/structured ASD support strategies.
● Supporting behaviours that can challenge.
● Minecraft, Youtube, Scratch, Numberblocks and most Disney/Pixar films!!!
A full driving Licence is required and the applicant will be fully DBS Checked

Rate of Pay:
£10.50 per hour

Contact Details:
For more information please contact Lou 07907076174 or by email: louelliottslt@gmail.com

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Date Advert Requested: 29/4/2022

Location of Role: Maidstone

Description/Details of Role:

PA required to work with a funny, lively, 13 year old Autistic lad. Ideally the right candidate would have previous experience of Autism, and working with young people. We are looking for a kind, open minded, enthusiastic individual who likes to talk and can interact comfortably with children who have SEN needs. Someone who is sporty and had a good understanding of gaming would be a bonus.
We are looking for a set 2 Hours twice a week Monday to Friday from 4 till 6pm.
With the occasional day trip, or sessions from the family home, at weekends and in the school holidays.
Potential Hours
8 hours per week term time
15 hours per week holidays

Rate of Pay: £10 per hour (activities covered by family)

Contact Details: For any more information please email a copy of your CV to rouge20@hotmail.co.uk

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Date Advert Requested: 29/04/22

Location of Role: Edenbridge

Description/Details of the Role: Personal Assistant
My child is 8 years of age and has a diagnosis of ASD,ADHD and MC4R. My son really enjoys soft play, theme parks, swimming, walks in the park/woods and walking around shops like IKEA.
To provide support and assistance to enable him to achieve his full potential. Lots of supervision is needed due to his strong desire of accessing food. He also needs a lot of encouragement to engage in activities due to low self esteem from lockdowns.
Offer respite care to my son in the community and in your own home. While my son is in your care during the day, you would be asked to assist him to attend activities he likes such as swimming, soft play and walks. While my son is with you, you will also be responsible for ensuring he eats, drinks and plays around others. He needs lots of encouragement to eat healthy and also needs encouragement to wash hands before eating and after activities. I would like someone who has experience of working with children and young people with autism, ADHD and challenging behaviours. Be willing to take our son to activities in their own car. Driving licence and business Insurance would be needed and relevant documentation would need to be seen for this.
Hours of work per week would be 4 hours term time ideally a Saturday or Sunday and between 8 -12 hours in holidays over 2/3 days a week. Days and times to be agreed between ourselves.

Key Skills Required:
Good verbal and written English, good communication skills, patience, honesty, first aid trained, knowledge around ADHD/ASC, the experience of working with children with SEN needs. Positive handling trained and de-escalation skills. We want someone who is friendly, good sense of humour, and understanding.

Rate of Pay: £9.50 per hour

Contract Length and Hours:
Subject to Direct Payments funding being in place and up to a maximum of 16 hours per week

Contact Details :
If you are interested in applying, please contact: Brian Griggs Briangriggs1@hotmail.com or contact 07484320867

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Date Advert Requested: 29/04/22

Location of Role: Margate

Description/Details of Role:
PA required to provide support and assistance to Max , to enable him to achieve maximum personal benefit from his everyday life.

Main Tasks

Assisting Max to participate in various social activities as per instruction, this may include:

Going to lunch, going shopping, trips to English heritage sites, trips to the beach, trips to the park, using public transport, trips to the arcades, help using the toilet and changing nappies.
This is not a list of everything that we may ask you to do. We may ask you to do similar tasks which are not listed above. Provided that our request is reasonable, we expect you to follow our instructions.

Rate of pay: £11.00 per hour
Meal Allowance: £5.00 and mileage included if needed.

Contact Details: If you are interested in applying for this role, please contact Steven on 07455715890.

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Date Advert Requested: 29/4/22

Location of Role: Tonbridge

Description/Details of Role:
Personal Assistant required to provide support and assistance to my child, to enable them to achieve maximum personal benefit from their everyday life.
My child has High Functioning Autism and has speech and Language delay, and is able to communicate verbally. She is 8 years old and is full of energy. She is very enthusiastic, creative and friendly. Loves numbers and following patterns/sequences. She is an outgoing young girl who enjoys exciting activities such as Hide and seek, football, swimming, trampolining and going to the park.

Main Tasks:
• To provide 1-1 support to increase confidence, independence and Social Skills
• Encourage independence
• Supporting to access Social Activities like park, activities to be confirmed.
• Occasionally may need help with Cleaning after toileting, however, she is fully toilet trained
• Use Visual Aid, which will be provided
• Makaton Trained would be preferable but not essential as training can be given.
• Support with crafts. E.g. Cut and stick, painting and colouring
This is not a list of everything that you may be asked you to do.
Flexible days up to 3 days a week in School Holidays and Flexible during Term Time (Weekends Preferred but not essential during Term Time). There are 6 hours during term time and 8 hours during holiday breaks.

Rate of Pay: £9.50 per hour

If you are interested in applying for this role, please contact Miss Rehman on: 07946 620 623

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Date Advert Re-posted: 25/04/22

Location of Role: Langley, Maidstone

Description/Details of Role:
PA/mentor required for a young man, age 15, who has Autism.
Activities will include: Going to McDonalds, Gravity, Mote Park and shopping. The right person must be cheerful, friendly and have an understanding of Autism. Non drivers welcome, but must be able to get to Langley, Maidstone.

Rate of Pay: £10.50 per hour

Contact Details: Julie – julie.sharp19655@gmail.com or contact 07369 277 198

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Date Advert Re-posted: 25/04/22

Location: Maidstone

Description/Details of Role:

I am looking for a PA to help support our 10 year old son who ASD & LD. We live in the Maidstone area. Ideally the post holder holds a driving licence and has access to a car with business cover (Still feel free to contact us if this area cannot be met) The post is for up to 6 hours on a Saturday (flexible working can be considered, not all Saturdays maybe required) Extra hours maybe available during the school holidays.
My son enjoys swimming, horse riding, cubs, bike riding, gaming and being outdoors.
Help my son gain confidence in being out and about, gain life skills and have fun !

Rate of Pay: £9.50 an hour.

Contact Details: Please email for any further information – annedrewett1@aol.com

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Date Advert Re-posted: 25/04/2022

Location of Role: Bearsted, Maidstone

Description/Details of the Role:
I am looking for an additional PA for Adam who is 15 years old. He has complex needs, is a full time wheelchair user and is non-verbal. He loves lots of attention, stimulation and sensory play and is a very cheeky young man. Flexible hours available – mostly weekends & school holidays are required.

This role will mainly involve playing & interacting with Adam providing him with stimulating activities in the home. He loves throwing bricks and balls around, listening to stories, exploring his sensory tactile box, and just having fun with someone that will interact with him. There may also be times though when it would be to help me take him out somewhere.

You may be required to help feed Adam orally. He eats crisps and rice cakes with a bite and dissolve texture but will need help and supervision with this. Adam needs full support with his personal care needs. He also needs to be hoisted in and out of equipment. You may be required to help me with these tasks but would never be expected to do them on your own. Adam is a 2:1 ratio so there would always be someone else around in case of an emergency.

Rate of Pay: £10.50 per hour

Contact Details: Sally 07990 573617 or sallyt2310@gmail.com

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Date Advert Reposted: 25/04/2022

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: £11.00 per hour

Contact Details: Izabella – 07769 111 815

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Date Advert Re-posted: 25/04/22

Location of Role: Tunbridge Wells

Description/Details of Role:
1 permanent PA and casuals to cover holidays and sickness.
Caring for a 15 year old male with Down syndrome and other behaviour issues including double incontinence.
Duties will be providing pre-made or easy cook meals when required and taking care of his needs.
Accompanying him and myself on day trips during holidays.
To cover 6 hrs per week term time and 8 hrs in school holidays.
Days are flexible and hours can be divided, which will be discussed.
Vaccination status N/A

Rate of pay: £9.50 – £10.50 depending on experience.

Contact Details: To discuss further or to receive full Job description please email Sarah: Sazjw@protonmail.com

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Date Advert Re-posted: 25/04/22

Location: Swanscombe DA10

Description/Details of role:
Personal assistant to Ewan (11 years old)
I need a PA who, ideally, can commit to Sunday mornings between 1000 – 1400 to take Ewan out giving me the chance to take my younger son to his club. If you cannot commit to a weekly arrangement I would be happy to discuss any other suggestions, whether it be fortnightly or monthly, so long as I know I can rely on those hours. I would also need help during the school holidays which we would arrange nearer the time as this would fit around my shifts. You will need a clean driving licence and business insurance.
Social activities: Ewan is a fully mobile, very active little boy. One of his favourite activities is swimming. He also loves trampolining and being outdoors. He likes walks in the woods and going to the park.
Medical Care: Ewan has a diagnosis of ASD & OCD with severe language and communication delay. Ewan is non-verbal and uses PECS to assist with communication. He uses the toilet during the day but will need some additional assistance with putting pads on if you care for him later in the afternoon.

Rate of pay: £9.50 an hour. Activities, travel and food paid for.

Contact: Please message Kerrie, on 07717433980 with any questions at all

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Date Advert Requested: 25/04/2022

Location of Role: Dartford

Description/Details of Role:

Permanent Personal Assistant is required to support our seven-year-old son with accessing social activities during Term time/School holidays and weekends. Our son requires support with his ADHD, Autism, Pica, communication, and developmental delay. Our son wears pads and is non-verbal. Our son is fun, bubbly and always looking for an adventure to keep him busy. Our son enjoys being outside at the park, going for walks, trampolining, water play, soft play, music and watching his favourite movies.

Previous experience in this type of work, either professionally or personally is preferable. Applicants must be patient, helpful and caring and able to work in a discreet and confident manner.

The post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure, the cost of which is covered by the Direct Payment scheme.

Our son’s weekly care package is 13 hours term time and 16 hours non-term time.

Care will be required during school holidays.

Working hours required per week:
Saturdays 10.00 – 15.00
Sundays 11.00 – 16.00
One weekday evening 16.00 – 18.00

Rate of Pay: £12 per hour

Contact Details: If you are interested and can cover any of these hours please contact: beckyyoung1979.by@gmail.com or by phone on 0773 893 0828

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Date Advert Requested: 25/04/2022

Location of Role: Halstead, Sevenoaks

Description/Details of Role:

PA Required to provide support and assistance to my child, to enable them to achieve maximum personal benefit from their everyday life, within the home and in the community. My Daughter is 17 years old, with complex needs, Non verbal and other Learning Disabilities. She is a lovely young lady, who needs a caring natured person, to support her and give her the best opportunities for independence and life.

Main Tasks
Support with everyday activities to promote independence, Taking out to activities, Support further integration within the community, Personal Care

Traits of the Applicant: Reliable, Trustworthy, Flexible

Experience Preferred: on job training can be given.

This is not a list of everything that you may be asked you to do. Having own transport is preferred. This position is for an immediate start, dependant on DBS Checks and references. Due to the sensitive nature of this Role, we will only be considering Female Applicants for this role. In Accordance with the provisional of the Occupational requirement (Equality Act 2010) Pursuant to schedule 9 part 1.

Rate of Pay: £15 per hour.

Hours: 20 hours per week (4 x days with a 5 hour shift but this may be flexible)

Contact Details : If you are interested in applying for this role, please contact Claire or Ron on 0778 069 8046 or Clairedowns74@gmail.com or call Claire on 0785 242 2835.

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Date Advert Requested: 25/04/22

Location of Role: Maidstone

Description/Details of Role:
I am looking for a personal assistant for my 11 year old daughter. She has Autism and learning disabilities. She is also mostly non-verbal and is incontinent. She is a loving and well behaved little girl. I require 12 hours a week during school holidays. I am looking for someone who drives and has business insurance. The role will mostly be taking my daughter out and about.

Rate of Pay: £9.50 per hour

Contact Details: Amanda 07757 848 944 or amandacurrie@rocketmail.com

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Date Advert Requested: 25/04/2022

Location of Role: Maidstone

Description/Details of Role:
I am looking for a very friendly, patient and professional individual who has full knowledge, experience and understanding of Autism,to assist in looking after my daughter Beulah for the following hours:
4 hours per week during School term – Required on Saturdays 12 to 4pm
8 hours per week during School Holiday – Am flexible with that.
Driving license required as well as first aid training.
Activities involved are outdoor and indoor activities, as she really loves being outdoors.
She is a very happy and pleasant child who likes singing and dancing. She enjoys water play, dolls, jumping, riding scooter and bikes and general outdoor play.

Her difficulties include communication and interaction (She is non-verbal), but she can show whether she is happy, excited or sad. Her body language is very telling. She has no road safety or health and safety awareness, or sense of danger, meaning she needs adult supervision all the time. She needs help with all her daily self care routine (Wears nappies). She gets upset and frustrated when she can’t have her way, and she struggles to accept comfort when upset.

Rate of Pay: £10.50 per hour

Contact Details: Mobolaji on Mobile: 07771 363 204 / Email: mobolajiibitoye@ymail.com

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Date Advert Requested: 25/04/2022

Location of Role: Ashford

Description/Details of the Role: Personal Assistant

Our daughter is 8 years of age and has a diagnosis of ASC. She is sociable and loves bugs, animals, swimming, outdoor play parks, walking, bowling, soft play, baking and any other adult-led activities.
We are looking for 16 hours support a month (either Saturday or Sunday). We are hoping to spread the hours as 8 hours every two weeks and also looking for holiday cover.
We would like the Personal Assistant to assist and enable her to achieve her full potential, have fun and keep her safe.
Respite will take place outside our home either in your own home or in the community. While our daughter is in your care during the day, you would be asked to assist her with activities and supervise her at all times. You will also be responsible for ensuring she eats, drinks and uses the toilet. She will need support and supervision with all these tasks.
We would like someone who has experience of working with children and young people with SEN. As respite will take place outside our home we would prefer the Personal Assistant to have a full driving license.

Rate of Pay: £10 per hour (subject to Direct Payments)

Contract length and hours: Subject to Direct Payments funding being in place and up to a maximum of 16 hours per month (more during school holidays).

Contact Details: If you are interested in applying, please contact: Nicola by emailing ashfordpa0804@gmail.com

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Date Advert Requested: 25/04/2022

Location of Role: Ramsgate

Description/Details of Role:
PA required to provide support and assistance to my child, to enable him to achieve maximum personal benefit from his everyday life.
Oscar is aged 6 – He has Autism, is in the process of being tested for ADHD , he is non-verbal and also has mild sclerosis in his spine. Oscar has global awareness delay. He can do a little bit of Makaton. Oscar does suffer with anxiety which can cause him to be sick at times . He is still in pads day and night . He is an active little boy who loves being around people and keeping busy. He enjoys the little things in life like going to the park, going for a walk and going to the beach .

Main Tasks:
Pad changing – personal care.
Making sure his bibs are dry and changed if wet.
Help him achieve new goals.
Take him to different places/ New adventures
Great communication skills with him
Give him reassurance when needed
Give him Praise when he behaves well.
Communication book to use with him when needed

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

School term 4 hours a week and Holidays is 6 hours a week. After school or weekends required.

Rate of Pay: £9.50 per hour

Contact Details: If you are interested in applying for this role, please contact Megan Want: 07909 200 016

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Date Advert Requested: 25/04/2022

Location of Role: Tonbridge

Description/Details of Role:
PA required for 15 year old boy with ASD and some mobility issues.
6 hours per week in holiday time only.
Main duties will include assisting taking him out for social activities & gaining independence.
Will need own car or access to public transport.
Enhanced DBS check will be required.

Rate of Pay: £10.50 an hour

Contact Details: Kelly on 0758 3068 025.

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Date Advert Reposted: 25/04/2022

Location of Role: Tenterden

Description/Details of the Role:

Help is needed for a 10-year-old boy diagnosed with ADHD, Anxiety and ASD. Our son’s needs are emotional behavioural therefore need strict boundaries help and, from time to time, help to regulate his emotions.

Our son enjoys horse riding, bike riding, gaming and being outdoors.

We are looking for someone who can support our son in his mainstream afterschool club, social engagements and general fun/days out. We have one club booked for Thursday afternoon, other than that days are negotiable,

4 weekly hours during term time, divided into two days (one is Thursday afternoon).

8 weekly hours during the holiday.

More hours might become available

Duties include:

  • Transport and accompany to and from after school clubs
  • Meeting with friends
  • Fun activities (art, DIY, gardening, bike riding, days out etc.)

We are happy to help the right person gain the required insurance.

Rate of Pay:  10.50 per hour. All expenses and set up costs will be covered

Contact Details: For more details please contact us on oferyatziv@googlemail.com

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Date Advert Requested: 08/04/22

Location of Role: Folkestone

Description/Details of Role:
P.A. required for our young man Jacob who is 18. He has Downs Syndrome and a severe learning disability – He acts like a preschool age child and is generally happy and cheerful especially when he’s the centre of attention! He enjoys playing with toys and arts and crafts also trips out to the cinema and swimming pool.
Car owner is essential and all petrol expenses will be covered.

Rate of pay: £10.50 per hour

Contact Details: Please call Jill for more info on: 07712 343 005

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Date Advert re-posted: 08/04/2022

Location of Role: Cheriton, Folkestone

Description / Details of the Role:
We are looking for a fun-loving person to look after our 6-year-old daughter who has a diagnosis of global development delay. She has delayed speech and her co-ordination isn’t great. She is on PEG feeding. We currently receive 4 hours direct payment support in term time and 8 hours direct payment support in the holidays. We would like to use the support Weekends in school term times and flexible hours in school holiday times. She wears nappies throughout the day and night. My daughter can walk, we are looking for someone to take my daughter on various activities i.e., the park, play centres (soft play) supporting her development with suitable activities and at our home.

Hours: 4 hours per week (non-Term school times)
(Mostly weekend)
8 hours per week (Term school times- Flexible on times)

Key Skills Required: Experience with working with children on the autistic spectrum, delayed development, PEG feeding (We can offer training)

Additional requirements: Driving licence, own personal car, DBS certificate (If not, can be arranged).

Rate of Pay: £10.00 per hour.

Contact Details: If you are interested or would like further information, please contact Guna on 07449329046 or email gunalini1@gmail.com.

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Date Advert Re-posted: 08/04/22

Location of Role: Sevenoaks District

Description/Details of the Role:
We are looking for PAs to help with our daughters aged 21 and 18 who are both severely autistic and non-verbal. They have some odd habits but are very sweet natured. The hours would be flexible and negotiable, but mainly helping with personal care early evenings, occasionally sitting with the girls so we can go out and especially helping to get them to appointments, clubs etc as their mum does not drive. So you would need a clean licence and your own car.
We particularly need someone to transport them to and from their holiday club during the Easter holidays.

Rate of Pay: £11 per hour.

Contact Details:
If you are interested, please email annelouisecrocker@hotmail.com with your details.

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