Personal assistant required for young boy (aged 14 years old), for 12 - 16 hours per week. He has Fragile X Syndrome, a genetic condition that causes general developmental delay and learning difficulties. The family live in Dalmellington, 14 miles east of Ayr, connected by bus and the main A713 road.

If you are a curious and patient person, playful and kind, then this is a great opportunity to gain skills in looking after people with additional support needs. Our son is a happy person who is keen to please and make people laugh.

Time commitment:

4 hours on Saturday and Sunday, optional 3 hours after school during the week, depending on your availability and college timetable.

Training will be provided by AILN, by us and by other charities. You will become knowledgeable about specific therapies and interventions for autism. PVG Enhanced Disclosure is required for this position and we shall cover the applicable fee.

Pay is £12.79 per hour.

If you are interested, further details are available by emailing

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