Personal Care Assistant role for a 15 year old young lady to provide her with support at home as well as opportunities in the community and support her to develop some independence from family. She has a diagnosis of Choreoathetoid Cerebral Palsy, and is a wheelchair user.
Being able to develop a positive relationship with the young lady is more important than experience as every thing can be taught once the relationship has developed. Initially you would be working alongside mum in the home and community. Personal care would be required once you have got to know each other as you would eventually be spending time together with out mum.
7 hours in the term time to be used after school for activities and evening routine
15 hours during the school holidays enabled the opportunity to have 2 full days out with a PA doing activities of her choice. There would be a few hours left to support in the home with morning or evening routines.
Can be flexible in terms of days for the right person.
example week in term time
Example week in holidays
- Personal Care
- Social + Leisure activities
- Support to remain independent
- Safeguarding Adults/Children
ONA = Overnight Awake / ONS = Overnight Sleep