Male PA/Support – Harwood, Bolton
Male Personal Assistant/Support Worker required in Harwood, Bolton (BTA/DJ)
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? A 16-year old young man is looking for someone to support him to build his independence and access the community safely. He likes to be active and requires his Personal Assistant to get involved with a range of activities including swimming, going to water parks, walking, going to fairs to name a few!
The right person:
It is preferable that you have experience in care and support, and you must be:
- Compassionate and caring
- Calm and relaxed
- Firm but fair
- Capable of communicating effectively and have a consistent approach
- Physically fit enough to participate in activities
- Positive to encourage participation in activities
- Deal well with spontaneity and unexpected situations
- Able to identify triggers for certain behaviours
- Happy to learn!
- Able to drive
You will provide 5 hours of support per week, mainly at the weekend but possibly on occasional weekdays too.
You should always be willing to work as a team and pick up additional hours and be flexible to cover holidays and times of sickness as required.
The rates of pay and benefits:
£8.21 per hour Monday to Saturday
£9.22 per hour Sunday and Bank Holidays
You will receive paid holidays and the opportunity for training relevant to your role.
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.
Call us at Salvere on 0300 303 3064 for more information.