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PAs Wanted

PA Wanted – Maidstone Area

We are looking for a Personal Assistant to provide support and assistance to my child, to enable her to achieve maximum personal benefit from her everyday life.

My child is visually impaired, with an undiagnosed genetic condition which affects them sitting up, rolling over, walking , talking, drinking and eating. With 1-1 support, my child is trying to reach their goals of sitting up independently, taking steps and learning about the world. My child loves nursery rhymes, bouncing, and funny sounds.

Main Tasks:

  • Help in and out of the bed
  • Help with dressing
  • Help with showering/bathing
  • Help using the toilet or changing pads
  • Help with getting from the bed to the chair
  • Cooking and preparing meals and/or drinks
  • Support with Feeding pureed food and thickened fluids.
  • Maintaining a clean surrounding after use or completing a task. This can include soiled laundry and household cleaning/Pushchair etc.
  • Assisting her to participate in various social activities, as per my instructions. This may include going to physiotherapy, hydrotherapy, going shopping, attending classes, meeting friends, trips to the park etc.
  • Play therapy at home: sitting, rolling, playing with toys

This is not a list of everything that you may be asked you to do.

Due to the sensitive nature of this role, we will be considering  female applicants only for this  post, in accordance with the provisional of the Occupational Requirement (Equality Act 2010) pursuant to schedule 9 part 1.

If you are interested in applying for this role, please contact Nick McDonald and Jo Woollard On: 07958 588580 / 07912 143754

 

Published 19 April 2018

PA Wanted – Tonbridge Area

I’m a 22-year old girl in receipt of Direct Payment and living in Tonbridge with my family.

I have ASD and struggle to make and maintain friendships,  so I am looking for a PA to take me out for fun times, help me socialise and help me in social situations. I like cinema, eating out, gym, shopping, walking etc. I’m looking for someone of a similar age and outlook to me to share great times.
If you are interested, please get in touch at chris62@blueyonder.co.uk

Published 9 May 2018

PA Wanted – Maidstone Area

I am looking for a PA for my nine year old son who has ASD and ADHD.

He is an energetic boy and loves being outdoors. We would prefer someone who lives close to Maidstone and is available Saturday mornings or afternoons and during the school holidays.

If you are interested, please contact oyebimpeoye@yahoo.com

 

Published 21 May 2018

PA Wanted – Gravesend Area

We are looking for a PA for our cheerful, smiley and loving six year old daughter who has autism, epilepsy (controlled) and delayed speech and development.

She is an active little girl who loves to role play with her tea sets, cooking with her kitchen,  playing shops, washing & drying up, hanging washing and playing with her dolls.

We would love a PA to play with her at home, doing arts and crafts, playing in the garden and going on outings to the park.

Ideally, the PA will have some experience working with children with autism and/or epilepsy.

We are looking for someone who would be available mainly at the weekend for three hours a week term time and six hours a week during the school holidays. However, hours are being reviewed,  so may be more in time.

Due to the sensitive nature of this role, we will be considering female applicants only for this  post, in accordance with the provisional of the Occupational Requirement (Equality Act 2010) pursuant to schedule 9 part 1.

If you are interested in taking on this role, please contact me, Lisa at Nannygirl73@gmail.com.

 

Published 27 April 2018

 

PA Wanted – Ashford Area

I am looking for a PA to support  an 8 year old boy with ASD. We live in Ashford and he goes to The Beacon school, Folkestone. He is physically able but has less sense of danger and limited verbal speech. He is very active and loves outdoor activities such as going to the park, car rides, riding his tricycle, swimming, horse riding etc.  We have  one PA and are looking for second.

Help would be required on weekdays after school, weekends and during the school holidays. This would be for 8 hours per week in school term time and 12 hours per week during the school holidays.

Anyone interested, kindly contact me on my mobile 07578 571478 .

 

Published 4 May 2018