We are looking for 2 Female Support Assistants to support a visually impaired lady who is registered blind, access some social and group activities and to support her with shopping.
There are 14 hours (7 hours each) per week to be split over 3-4 mornings/ afternoons, usually weekdays (to be confirmed) from 10.30 am onwards depending on activity. Each Support Assistant will be required to cover holidays and sickness of each other.
These hours are to drive and support the lady to various group activities which will include organising various activities for the blind & hearing group such as crafts, cooking classes and walking. The lady also requires support with her grocery shopping in Filey and light domestic duties in the home.
The ideal candidate must have access to a car, be calm, patient and a dog lover as there is a dog in the household. As the lady is visually impaired, please make allowances that eye contact is not always possible.
The rate of pay is £12.00 per hour.
A DBS is required for this position.
Exception Under The Equality Act (2010)- the post is only open to female applicants due to the personal assistance required.
Please email your CV quoting Ref: D636 for further information please call 01723 588002.
Nycil act on behalf of the employer, and we will pass any applications direct to them
Job Types: Part-time, Permanent
Part-time hours: 7 per week
Salary: £12.00 per hour
- Have access to a car
- Visually impaired: 1 year (preferred)
- Driving Licence (preferred)