RP-AA-26MAR19 - Personal Assistant to escort a woman with autism between Brixton and Tooting

RP-AA-26MAR19 - Personal Assistant to escort a woman with autism between Brixton and Tooting

Job reference: RP-AA-26MAR19
Closing date: 26 March, 2019

“A” is a loving and friendly autistic young woman who loves to be out and about in the community.  She can be very vocal at times and quiet at other times.  She needs reassurance with unfamiliar situations and need things to be explained to her beforehand.  A’s behaviour can be challenging at times, but not uncontrollable.
A Personal Assistant is required to collect A from home three days a week, to accompany her to her centre and collect her from the centre, at the end of the day.
Location of centre: Share Community Garden. The garden is based in the grounds of Springfield Hospital, Tooting.

Days and time needed:
Monday, Tuesday and Friday – 8am to 10am, and 3:30pm to 5:30pm.
Total of 12 hours per week (4 hours per day, 3 days).

It would be helpful if the PA is patience, caring, understanding and empathetic, but also need to be firm but fair.
It would be useful if the PA can drive, but A is able to travel by public transport if necessary.
£10.20 per hour, permanent contract, 5.6 weeks paid annual leave pro rata.
Closing date for applications 26th March 2019.
Apply using the form below, or for more information contact Richard at DASL on 020 7501 8963.

Job_Description_and_Person_Specification_RP-AA-26MAR19.pdf
Application_form_RP-AA-26MAR19.doc