Harrogate

Female Personal Assistant – Knaresborough – D666

A Female Personal Assistant is required to support a 14 year old girl who is autistic with a hearing impairment, for up to 12 flexible hours per week.

The young girl wears hearing aids and communicates orally, she does not use British Sign Language at all therefore she requires someone with excellent English oral communication skills. The young lady has other complex needs, she is a bright individual who is keen to explore the world but requires encouragement and support. She enjoys activities such as bowling, cinema etc, so the right candidate needs to be mature, outgoing, understanding and patient with a willingness to take part in the chosen activities.

The suitable candidate needs to have excellent oral skills, ASD experience, aged 30-50 years old and ideally experience in mental health would be an advantage.

The 12 hours are flexible and can be negotiated.

The rate of pay is £12.00 per hour.

Exception under the Equality Act(2010)- the post is only open to females due to the personal assistance required.

A driver with own vehicle is essential for this position, a DBS and references are also required.

Please apply by CV quoting ref: D666. For further information, please telephone our office on 01723 588002.

Nycil act on behalf of the employer, and will pass any applications directly to them.

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent
Part-time hours: 12 per week

Salary: £12.00 per hour

Schedule:

  • Day shift

Experience:

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder: 5 years (preferred)
  • Mental Health: 2 years (preferred)

Licence/Certification:

  • Driving Licence (preferred)

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