17th February

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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Date: 01/02/21

Location of Role: Maidstone ME15

Description / Details of the Role:
We are looking for a PA to help look after our little boy. We get 4 hours direct payments in term time and 8 hours in the holidays, but can be flexible with how we use the hours.
Theo is 5 years old and has a diagnosis of Cerebral Palsy and Global Development Delay. He has bilateral hearing loss and is non-verbal and wears nappies day and night.
Theo is a happy, loving, active, cheeky boy who loves outdoor play, Postman Pat, messy play, swings, swimming and climbing.
Theo is able to walk short distances while holding onto adults hands; we take a buggy everywhere we go as he tires easily.
We are looking for someone to take Theo on days out, play with him, feed 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 would be beneficial.

Rate of Pay: £10.00 per hour

Contact Details: Gemma 07495636311

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Date:  13th January 2021

Location of Role: Darenth, DA2

Description / Details of the Role:

My son is entitled to 3 PA hours a week term time and 6 hours a week non-term time.

He is 8 years old, has a diagnosis of autism and ADHD, which he is medicated for.  He suffers from anxiety and self-harm, also challenging behaviour, but he is very loving, inquisitive, and fun.

You would need to have a current DBS certificate and business car insurance to enable you to take him out in your car.

Activities would include wood walks, park trips, etc. He can walk or scoot A LOT!

We have Leeds Castle and National Trust memberships with carer access.

Usual requirements would be on a Saturday or Sunday in term time, but days/times flexible to suit both of us, and flexible week by week. Possibility for extra hours for the odd evening also (Once we’re in a better pandemic position)

Rate of Pay:

Between £8.50 and £9.50 per hour depending on experience.

Contact Details: Karen

kasL11@hotmail.com    07932660404.

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Location: CT16 (Dover, Kent)

Description/Details of the Role: Personal Assistant

My child is 12 years of age and has a diagnosis of ADHD, OCD and ODD. My son also has complex SEN needs and can display challenging behaviours. My son is however very loving and very easily to get along with. He loves fitness and is keen to do rugby and boxing. He is currently taking part in the couch to 5k.

To provide support and assistance including overnight respite to my child to enable him to achieve his potential.

Offer respite care to my son overnight within your own home. While my son is in your care during the day or overnight, you would be asked to assist him to attend activities he likes such as rugby or boxing. While my son is with you, you will also be responsible for ensuring he eats, takes his medication, and cleans himself. I would like someone who has experience of working with children and young people with complex SEN needs so they can support my son to develop skills on how to manage his feelings.

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, reliable car. Positive handling trained and de-escalation skills. We want someone who is friendly, good sense of humour, and understanding.

Rate of pay: Overnight hours are at minimum wage £8.91per hour and day rate is £11.50per an hour

Contract length and hours: subject to Direct payments funding being in place and up to a maximum of 21 hours per week

Contact Details : If you are interested in applying, please contact Direct Payments Team (Beams) office number 01322 669245 or email :directpayment@wearebeams.org.uk

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11 December 2020
ME19 6RD (West Malling, Kent)

Description / Details of the Role:
PA (up to 36 hours weekly, including evenings and weekends) Times negotiable. Required immediately. Joshua is due to be at the Day Centre (9-3pm) until 22 December then at home from 23 Dec – 3 January 2020 inclusive. The hours would therefore change during the holiday period.

Key Skills Required:
Reliable and honest. • Discrete and confidential. • Patience and good communication skills. • Good sense of humour. • Basic cookery skills. • Imaginative and creative. • Willing to learn new skills. • Proficient in basic reading and writing and numeracy skills. • Work independently and manage their time well. • Manage stressful situations and deal with them calmly. • Driving licence preferred but not essential.
General duties:
Support Joshua with dressing appropriately. • Support Joshua with personal grooming (including promptly clearing and cleaning up any/all nasal discharge and face, to avoid chocking or aspirating). • Support with personal care (i.e. washing, bathing, particular to toileting ensuring proper wiping and personal hygiene is maintained; special attention also to teeth brushing, cleaning, and sanitizing bathroom afterwards). • Preparing tailored meals for Joshua following parental instructions. • Keeping cooking areas clean and tidy and help to do some ironing and keeping Joshua’s accessible areas clean. • Help with household tasks such as Joshua’s laundry and organisation/cleanliness of bedroom. • Help with shopping. • Support Joshua to undertake work such as volunteering and training. • Help Joshua to access and engage in social activities. • Deal with correspondence and financial matters as requested, if required. • To provide comfort and ensure safety in the event of a seizure. Dignity to be maintained at all times. Details of seizure should be documented and timed
Extra duties: • Collect prescriptions from GP and chemist. • Accompany to routine medical appointments. • Take Joshua for walks

Rate of Pay:
Negotiable depending on whether employed by Medway Council (£8.62 – £10 per hour) or self-employed (£12.50 per hour)
Contact Details: Desmond and Jacqueline Bobb Email: jacqueline.bobb@hotmail.co.uk Mobile: 07791 090 958* (Joshua’s ‘Auntie Jacqueline’) 07973 969 816 (Joshua’s Dad)

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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:                     £8.72

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 thickened fluids.
  • 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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