Male Personal Assistant/Carer required in Walton, Liverpool
Happy Sociable and Friendly?
A happy, sociable and friendly young man with a learning disability and autism is looking for someone to support him with activities of his choice at his family home in Liverpool and in the community. Support at home may also include some personal care and meal/drink preparation. The young man enjoys using his computer, toy figures, swimming and going to town, the cinema or the park amongst other activities.
You will work alongside another PA when supporting this young man in the community, currently, this is the young persons older brother.
The right person
It is essential that you have experience of supporting someone with a learning disability. It would be beneficial if you can use basic Makaton, communication devices and have previously supported an individual who is non-verbal. You should have excellent communication skills and you must be physically fit.
It is preferable that you are able to drive and have a vehicle to use for work purposes.
5 hours per week are available during term-time and 8 hours are available during school holidays.
Although the role will be mostly flexible, you may be asked to work at some of the following regular times:
Saturday 12.00pm – 4.00pm
Sunday 11.15am – 2.15pm
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 for other Personal Assistants in your team.
The rates of pay and benefits
£9.50 per hour
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.