A Personal Support Assistant is required for 3 hours over 1 day per week to support a gentleman in his 50’s who has long term mental health issues including dissociative disorder, sensory overload and movement tics.
Duties include: assessing his needs on arrival and prioritizing accordingly, ensuring he gets a balanced diet through meal planning and shopping (online or locally). Assisting putting shopping away, meal preparation, enabling to pursue hobbies and interests such as creative activity or board games, walking football or gentle gardening.
The rate of pay is from £9.50 to £12.00 per hour (depending on experience)
The successful applicant must be respectful, calm, kind, discreet, empathetic and patient.
Experience in meal planning, food preparation and mental health is preferable. Also, a driver with own vehicle with business insurance to assist with local shopping (mileage will be paid)
A DBS will be required for this position.
Please apply by CV quoting ref: D649 for further information telephone our office on 01723 588002
Nycil act on behalf of the employer, and will pass any applications direct to them.
Job Types: Part-time, Permanent
Part-time hours: 3 per week
Salary: £9.50-£12.00 per hour
- Mental Health: 1 year (preferred)
- Meal preparation: 1 year (preferred)
- Driving Licence (preferred)
Reference ID: D649