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Personal Assistant

Job Reference: LIN15689LT3

Expiry Date: 7th March 2024

Location: Woolsthorpe by (Colsterworth, NG33), East Midlands
Hourly Rate of pay: £13.00 per hour
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours per week: 8 hours in term time 21 hours school holidays per week

When you are Required

Specific days/times required:
• Monday, between 10 am to 7pm
• Tuesday, between 10am to 7pm
• Wednesday, between 10 am to 7pm
• Thursday, between 10 am and 7pm
• Friday, between 10am and 7pm
• Saturday, 10am to 4pm
• Sunday, 10am to 4pm
Dates and times are flexible and can be discussed at interview.

About the Employer

Little boy living at home with mum requires personal assistant to support on Saturdays or Sundays and one other day in the week (flexible). Support with every day activities including personal care. Service user has multi special needs

Employer Disability and Health Conditions
• Cognitive / Learning

Other relevant information

About the Role

Duties and Responsibilities
• Support and/or prompt with personal care. This may include toileting, showering/bathing, getting in and out of bed, getting dressed.
• Assist and encourage socialisation, participating in activities.
• Promote and encourage friendships and independence.
• Develop a good and trusting one to one working relationship.

Learn new techniques to help promote communication, social skills, play skills, positive behaviour as well as independence>

The individuals needs may vary from day to day and your tasks may reflect this. You could be required to perform other duties as reasonably required.

You have a responsibility as an employee to report all accidents to the employer immediately. You have a duty to report defects and / or hazards which may give rise to an accident. You are to ensure the safety of the individual at all times.

Due to the nature of the work for which you are applying, this post is subject to a satisfactory DBS disclosure (costs will be covered).

Transport Requirement

Car driver and car owner – must have business insurance.

Required Skills

• Be honest, reliable, trustworthy and punctual.• Maintain confidentiality and respect privacy, including the prohibited use of social media in relation to the job role.
• To be able to work on own initiative.
• To be able to follow instructions accurately.
• Be patient, supportive and caring.
• Have good listening skills and be able to provide non-judgemental emotional support.
• Be empathetic.
• Previous caring experience is not essential, however you should have a genuine interest in supporting people with a disability/illness to achieve their goals.
• Be able to work flexibly, adapting to the employers needs on a daily basis.
• Flexibility would be an advantage as the hours may be variable.
• Be self-motivated with a willingness to get involved.

Does this position interest you?

This advert may close before the stated date if sufficient applications are received.

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