Female Personal Assistant / Support Worker required in Farnworth, Bolton
Right support at the right time!
By providing proactive support at the right time, Personal Assistants help people with additional needs to live a fulfilling and independent life at home and in the wider community.
Are you someone who would like a job where your focus is wellbeing? Where you can use your own day to day experiences to help someone to keep safe and make good progress in the development of independent life skills, experiencing new things and enjoying chosen social experiences? If yes, then this could be the role for you!
A young lady with learning disabilities and Cerebral Palsy is looking for a Personal Assistant to support her with accessing the community and social activities. You will be required to accompany her to the gym and support her with changing, plus other activities such as shopping, walking the lady’s 2 dogs and getting out and about generally.
The right person:
If you are chatty, friendly and outgoing you’re already halfway there!
All applicants must be able to drive and have a car they can use during their duties as a Personal Assistant.
You must be comfortable with dogs – being an animal lover is an advantage!
It is not essential that you have experience in care and support, but you must be:
- Compassionate and caring
- Capable of communicating effectively and have a consistent approach
- Physically fit enough to participate in the activities
- Positive to encourage participation in activities
- Deal well with spontaneity
- Happy to learn!
The hours: 5 hours of support per week are required on a flexible basis. You may be asked to work on any day of the week in the morning or afternoon – days and times will be arranged in advance.
You should always be willing to work as part of a team and provide cover during holidays and times of sickness.
The rates of pay and benefits: £8.21 Monday to Saturday – £9.22 Sunday and Bank Holidays – 5.6 weeks annual leave per year. Mileage and expenses
Successful applicants must be eligible to work in the UK. This post is subject to DBS checks the cost of which will be met by your employer.
To apply, send your CV to email@example.com and quote job reference BTA/OM
Call us at Salvere on 0300 303 3064 for more information.