A Personal Assistant/Support Worker (PA) is required to support a disabled man living in Bedale, with all aspects of daily living. Tasks include; providing personal care, domestic assistance and support with attending various groups and outdoor activities. The client may also require support on holidays.
Hours: Full time/part time hours are available. Start and finish times are geared around the clients needs but are flexible with consultation. Support is required 24/7 and includes days, evenings and overnight on weekdays, weekends and Bank Holidays.
Personal assistant must be honest, reliable, able to work flexible hours and as part of a team. Respect for privacy and confidentiality is essential.
Knowledge of Makaton is not essential, but it will be necessary to learn the signs the man regularly uses along with his mannerisms/actions for communicating.
Ideally the applicant should have experience of working with adults who have a learning disability and dealing with epilepsy.
Full clean driving licence required. Rate of pay £11.54 per hour
Vacant hours: Various to fit into current gaps in rota.
Hours can be worked on a job share basis, alternate weekends or one weekend in three.
A DBS will be required for this position.
Please apply by completing an application form quoting ref: D224 further information and job description is also available please telephone our office on 01723 588002.
Nycil act on behalf of the employer, and will pass any applications direct to them.
Reference ID: D224
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent
Salary: £11.54 per hour
- Support Work: 1 year (preferred)
- Epilepsy: 1 year (preferred)
- Driving Licence (preferred)