Senior Personal Assistant for autistic gentleman 25.5 - 35 hrs p/w-FTE £28,000 - £30,578 - BRISTOL - BS5

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Dedicated senior practitioner  & life skills tutor required for challenging and rewarding role.

Would you like to join a small team of paid and family carers to support a man with autism and complex needs?

You will provide social & emotional support while accompanying him on his daily exploratory walks in the countryside and help him develop confidence in his visits to town, so expanding the range of community places he is able to access and enjoy. You will also support his wellbeing and promote his independence through planning and delivering structured sessions in his home, which enable him to develop his skills and interests. You will provide Positive Behaviour Support to help him reduce and manage his anxiety and challenging behaviour.

In your senior role, you will assist the care manager in fostering a support structure that promotes his wellbeing and that of his carers, enabling James to continue living in his chosen home and community as his family grow older. After training and experience, we hope you will feel confident to take on a deputy manager role.

You will require a driving license and your own car.

25.5 - 35 hrs per week. Number of weekly hours & working days may be negotiated to some degree.

Salary £28,000 - £30,578 pro-rata (rising with experience)

E-mail Tania to request detailed job information and an application form.

Closing date: 8th April 2023. (However please get in touch if you miss the deadline. We will extend if needed to get the best candidate).

The M.R. Trust

We are a small family trust who receive a personal budget from the Local authority to enable our relative to live at home with his family.

We employ a small team of dedicated practitioners who support him to live as fulfilled a life as possible. We provide him with genuine person-centred support. We seek employees who we are passionate about enabling those with autism and behaviour which sometimes challenges to enjoy full rights and access to our community, and who are able to provide him with the emotional security and the structured, stimulating days he needs.

We offer extensive training and on-going support to our extremely valuable staff.

If you share our values, and have personal or work experience of supporting or teaching people with autism/ASD, learning disabilities, challenging behaviour, brain injury and/or mental health problems we would love to hear from you.

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Social + Leisure activities

Support to remain independent


Understanding challenging behaviour

First Aid

Autism / Aspergers


Full UK driving license

Own personal car

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