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Example 2: Families looking to employ a Personal Assistant

PLEASE NOTE THIS IS AN EXAMPLE AND NOT A REAL POST.

THIS EXAMPLE IS BEING USED BY THE BEDFORD BOROUGH PARENT CARER FORUM TO PROVIDE FEEDBACK ON A CO-PRODUCED FINAL TEMPLATE THAT WORKS FOR FAMILIES IN BEDFORD BOROUGH.

IF YOU ARE NOT A MEMBER OF THE PARENT CARER FORUM AND HAVE FEEDBACK PLEASE EMAIL Local.Offer@bedford.gov.uk 

 

Name of parent/carer

Jane Smith   

Area

Kempston

Rate of Pay

£8.72 per hour

 

Description of your child’s needs

This will be posted online on the Bedford Borough Local Offer page so please do not use identifying information for your child’s privacy.

 

The Employer is looking for a male personal assistant to support her active 17 year old son. The male personal assistant is sought to support him to enjoy social and leisure activities and to provide companionship.

 

Description of duty’s expected of the PA.

i.e. personal care/activities in the community/home support etc.

 

  • · To support him with everyday living tasks and to explore and expand his leisure opportunities and activities.

 

  • · Accompanying on local shopping trips and outings.

 

  • · Ensure his safety and security at all times.

 

  • · Be firm, fair and respectful.

 

  • · Any other task which the Employer may reasonably ask you to do which falls within the scope of the job as a Personal Assistant.

 

 

Hours you would ideally like your PA to work

i.e. evenings/weekends/school holidays. Detail specific hours and if hours can be flexible.

 

8 hours a week, worked on a Friday and Saturday, as follows; Friday afternoon – start time flexible – for 4 hours Saturday morning: 10.00am to 2.00pm

 

 

Skill’s/training your PA should ideally have or willingness to train for.

i.e. medication administration/epilepsy awareness etc.

 

The successful applicant will be friendly, warm and able to give empathetic support.

They must have a can-do attitude and a willingness to help him explore new activities, and joining in when appropriate.

 

Must be flexible, trustworthy and active with a good sense of humour.

Applicant must be a car driver, with a full driving licence and the appropriate business insurance.

 

Please note you will be directly employed by the person (or their representative) that you will be assisting.  Bedford Borough Council is not the employer.

 

 

Phone Number

01234 567891

Email Address

person@email.co.uk

 

Any other information you feel is needed to be included regarding your service?

Please include your child’s likes and dislikes, preferred activities and any other relevant information.

 

 

 

 

Other Details

Age Bands
11-14 years old
18-25 years old
Parents and carers
15-17 years old
0-4 years old
5-10 years old