To be a personal assistant to my daughter Jessica who is 16 years old and has traits of autism and learning disabilities; and as a result of this she has limited understanding.
She is very sociable girl and enjoys going out to activities and being out of the house; however needs to be supervised very closely at all times as she has no road safety. Her eyesight is limited, so you need to be aware of this support her with walking.
Her speech is limited, but as you work with her you will be able to understand her better.
Your role will be to help and support her to access social activities, such as going to local parks, cinema, and suitable activities as deemed appropriate from Mum, after attending these activities you will need to drop her at her dad’s home who does not live far from our home address.
She has a companion bus pass, however if you have your own vehicle and have a business Insurance, I will reimburse you for mileage.
To arrive at the family home at the time that has been decided, to then take Jessica out to whatever activity has been decided upon, you will need to discuss this with her mum. You must ensure that she is safe and secure when out and about with you but also to ensure that she enjoys herself.
You will need to provide her with intimate personal care when using toilets, this will be discussed with you in more detail in an interview.