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JOB DESCRIPTION

Personal Assistant

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

I am a very fit and healthy active young man of 35.  I require no help with personal care.  I have mild learning difficulties and have difficulty in understanding social relationships.  It is essential for me to be in a calm environment.  I like structure and order and I find unpredictability and changes in my routine difficult to cope with.  I sometimes struggle to form appropriate relationships with others.

I am looking for 1 or 2 Personal Assistants to join my team and cover all or some of the following shifts.

HOURS OF WORK

Monday 3.00pm to Tuesday 9.00am

Thursday 3.00pm to Friday 9.00am

1 weekend in 3 which could be any one of the following –

Saturday 9.00am to Monday 9.00am

Or

Saturday 9.00am to Sunday 9.00am

Or

Sunday 9.00am to Monday 9.00am

Flexibility to do either or can be discussed at interviews.   

RATE OF PAY

 

£8.21 per hour

£75.00 per night although currently in the process of being increased

 

TASKS CAN INCLUDE

Supporting to access meals during the day

  • Encouraging skills with cooking food
  • Supporting domestic tasks e.g hovering, washing, ironing etc.
  • Assist with shopping, offering choice and planning for needs
  • Assistance with budgeting and paying for items
  • Being at the home to accept online grocery delivery.
  • Support with understanding relationships
  • Discuss with parents/ Social Worker any concerns
  • Attend and arrange team meetings
  • Drive to attend social activities and stay and support
  • Provide encouragement to exercise regularly
  • Assist with developing a routine and coping strategies to manage change and to interact safely with others.
  • Full clean driving licence with own car
  • Be able to cook a wholesome meal from scratch every day
  • Ability to work a s a team and take direction from employer and senior colleagues.

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

·        Reliable

·        Excellent organisational skills

·        Calm

·        Pays attention to detail

·        Good interpersonal skills      

·        Trustworthy

 

ABOUT THE JOB

Though a part-time job, this will be a proper job requiring a National Insurance number to be submitted. A probationary period of 6 months will be necessary in the first instance. The wage will be paid 4-weekly on return of a payslip provided by the Centre for Independent Living. You will receive appropriate holidays and holiday pay.

Please Note: Dewis Centre for Independent Living is acting on behalf of a third party and will not be your employer or be liable for any issues arising out of your employment should you be offered employment.