Personal Assistant/Support Worker Vacancies - Supporting Children and Young People
Personal Assistant (ref: APA) – college holidays only
Researching, organising and booking activities (such as going to the gym or museums, bowling, swimming, or kayaking) and accompanying him on these trips, ensuring he is safe, and working with the young person to enable them to do this for themselves in the longer term
Travel training whilst out in the community to support him getting around the local area and improve his road safety awareness. Building up his confidence in social interactions and speech/language skills through the organised activities and building a relationship with the successful applicant
Pay rate: £11.10 an hour
Personal assistant/support worker (part-time/flexible) (ref: HCH)
Location: New Malden
Pay: £14/hr (weekdays), £16/hr (weekends)
Days: Every Sunday; plus shifts in the school holidays and cover for staff holidays and sickness
Hours: 6-10 hours every Sunday (some flexibility with start/finish times)
When available and booked for shifts:
3.30pm – 10pm (weekdays, term time)
8.00am – 3.30pm
OR 3.00pm – 10.00pm (weekdays, school holidays)
10.00pm – 8.00am (night shifts)
About the job:
Experienced personal assistant/carer required for delightful 11-year-old boy with cerebral palsy. He enjoys interacting with people, listening to music, watching YouTube songs and children’s videos, and getting involved in sensory activities
· Interactive play
· Administering medication, water and feeds via gastrostomy (training can be provided)
· Feeding orally (pureed food)
· Personal care (including pad changes, showering and dressing)
· Simple physio/OT exercises
· Walks and some trips into the community
· Completing a basic 10-min report (training will be provided)
· Monitoring during the night (night shift only)
· Repositioning in bed (night shift only)
· Ironing his clothes (night shift only)
Our son is an adorable boy who is a real pleasure to work with. If you have any questions, please get in touch with the KCIL office to arrange a call
PA/Support Worker (ref: IHI)
30 hours per week Monday – Friday
We are looking for a fun PA to help a lovely 9 year old girl who enjoys going on adventures to the park, playgrounds, and especially FlipOut events.
The role will involve accompanying IHI on trips out, ensuring she is safe and has fun. You will also be supporting IHI with some social care – primarily helping with washing in the bath.
The position is for 6 hours a day during school holidays – Monday to Friday.
IHI is non-verbal and has some social difficulties – a comforting and patient PA is a must.
Personal Care Assistant/Support Worker (ref: GMG)
Personal assistant/support worker (ref: EKE)
Personal assistant/support worker with experience working with young people with social communication disorders and mental health difficulties, required to support a 16-year-old girl (EK) with ASD. We are looking for a PA to support EK in the community. To give EK opportunities and confidence to engage in a range of activities with other adults and peers, socially and individually. So EK can practise and apply her social communication skills and be helped to understand and manage her emotional response
EK struggles to trust adults, so we are looking for a calming person who can support her with her emotions and anxiety. We are looking for someone who can connect with EK, so someone interested in gender issues, history, English, drama and musicals, philosophy, vintage clothes and books, especially old books, would be ideal. EK also enjoys climbing but struggles with this with her anxiety, but it’s something that she would like to do more. EK is also keen to get a part-time job but has struggled to approach people to inquire because of her anxiety. A PA that can help EK with her job hunting and settling into work would also be good
We are looking for a PA with a driving licence, as EK has difficulties accessing public transport
Term time – weekends, the exact times will vary depending on the weekend. The family can be flexible with the PAs schedule as well as with EK’s plans. Plus occasional evenings
School holidays – during the week, flexible timings depending on the PA and EK’s schedules
Personal Assistant/Support Worker (ref: DDD)
Surbiton followed by Surrey after the Summer Holidays.
3 hours a week – flexible times on weekends, after school, and during school holidays
Looking for a patient and calm PA to work with an energetic and fun young man
The ideal candidate will be able to organise and accompany this adventurous boy to events such as swimming, and open the door to the exciting world of martial arts – all care will be out of the home
Experience dealing with an autistic child would be preferred, and able to deal with occasionally challenging behaviour. Ownership of a car would also be ideal
Personal assistant/support worker (ref: ZTA)
3 days a week Monday/Wednesday/Friday 5 pm to 6 pm
A personal assistant is required to support a 12-year-old girl with Down’s Syndrome
The personal assistant will provide support with –
- After school help.
- Help with dinner time.
- Helping with bathroom breaks.
- Brushing teeth.
- Taking her for short walks (10/15 minute walks around the house).
- Playing with sensory toys.
- Taking her to the park and swimming in the summer
Ideally, we are looking for a personal assistant with a full driving licence. We are looking for someone who has experience supporting SEN children and can gently encourage the child as she learns to become more independent
SEN Nanny (ref: MZE)
The Nanny will support with –
Giving a shower
Simple physio/OT exercises
Eye gaze experience and access to a car/driving license preferred
Personal assistant/carer (ref: RJA)
The family are based in Surbiton with nearby parking available but also within easy reach of public transport
Personal assistant/carer (ref: CLA)
11 year old girl with autism living in Teddington seeks fun-loving, reliable carer. She is looking for someone to support her to take part in activities at home and in the community such as playing in the park, painting, dancing and drawing. CLA is non-verbal and has some difficulties with social interaction; this can sometimes make her frustrated. Her carer will therefore need to have a patient and cheerful disposition. Experience of working with people with disabilities and children essential
Additional training available to reinforce methods used at school
Pay rate: £10.85/hr (PAYE)/ £12.15 (self-employed)
Hours of work: Up to 8 hours per week (2 hour shifts on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays) 4pm to 6pm
Personal Assistant/Support Worker (ref: HMC)
PA/Support Worker required to support autistic 19-year-old in Chessington
The PA would support trips out into the community, such as going swimming, to the cinema or the park, or providing company when the young man is at home
Previous experience supporting autistic children required. One 2 hour shift a week, between 4 pm and 6 pm
There is flexibility about which weekday to be discussed at interview
Personal Assistant/Carer (ref: WDA)
An energetic, fun, reliable and caring personal assistant/carer is required to support a 12-year-old child in Richmond
The personal assistant/carer will support with –
Moving and Handling using hoist
Giving a shower/bath
General personal care
Playing creative games
Simple physio/OT exercises ( will be shown )
Local Trips out
Epilepsy experience is preferred, not required.
Experience of Suctioning & Nebuliser is preferred, not required
Experience of Symbols/Eye Gaze is preferred, not required
Driving license preferred not required.
Basic First Aid preferred
The above experience is not necessary as long as you are willing to learn and have a can-do attitude. All necessary training will be given
Tuesday mornings 6.30-8.30
Thursdays after school times approx 3.45-7.45
Occasional late Evening
Can be flexible over weekends and school holiday times
Occasional Late Evening
Please let us know when applying what days you are available to work
We are looking for personal assistants that have been double vaccinated against COVID and are planning (or have had) their booster
Immediate start for the right person
Carers/personal assistants (ref: SMI)
Ideally, we are looking for carers/personal assistants with some flexibility, shift times will be discussed at interview, but they will be around 3.30 pm – 9pm weekdays, with longer shifts at the weekends. Let us know what hours you are available to work on your application. Pay will be discussed during interview with parents
Ref: AHA – PA/carer required to support an autistic 14-year-old boy in Twickenham
PA/Carer required to support a delightful and affectionate autistic, non-verbal 14-year-old boy with sensory sensitivities and some challenging behaviours
The PA/carer would be required to keep him company, accompany him, keep him safe on walks and trips, and be confident to help with bathing, toileting, and meal preparation
Experience with autistic children an advantage, as is a driving licence and own car, though not a requirement for the right candidate
Rate is £12-15 depending on experience
Hours and days will vary, min 6 hours per week though this will rise during holidays
Self-employed or PAYE
Band 6 Nurses (ref: ATA)
Experienced Band 5 or 6 RGN nurses required for day roles to care for a 3-year-old girl in Kingston upon Thames.
The Day Shifts will be accompanying ATA to school Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday.
The nurses are required to be up to date with their tracheostomy.
Free Parking available, and Norbiton station is a short walk away.
Pay rate: £40 per hour