• Flexible hours
  • Part time
  • Salary/Hourly Rate: £10.00 per hour plus expenses.

Disability Cornwall & IoS

*This job is not with disAbility Cornwall but with an individual employer*

Personal Assistant required for an autistic eight year old boy with sensory needs who lives in the Camborne and Redruth area.

He would like someone who he can build up a positive relationship with and provide him with some 1:1 support. He does have some behaviours that may challenge.

A personal assistant would allow him to engage in activities with a trusted adult, outside of his school and family life.

He likes being outdoors, especially the beach, and when inside he likes Lego, computer games and Marvel & DC books and films.

He is very creative and has a great imagination.

Rate of pay is £10.00 per hour plus expenses.

Six hours per week are available, although this is very flexible. Some evening, weekend and school holiday availability will be required.

The successful applicant will be employed under a private arrangement with the family. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

All offers of employment will be subject to the successful candidate undertaking an enhanced DBS check; this administration process will be undertaken by Cornwall Council.

Please apply by emailing a copy of your CV and quoting the reference code DP/1042 to: cypdirectpayments@cornwall.gov.uk

Successful applicants will be asked to attend an interview in a public setting, ensuring the following documents are available to the employer:

• Documentary evidence about you, including proof of identification
• Full employment history / CV
• Two recent and valid references, including one relating to last period of employment

Essential Skills:

Some knowledge or personal experience of working with young people with special educational needs is essential.

To apply for this job email your details to cypdirectpayments@cornwall.gov.uk.