Personal Care Assistant required in York
Understanding nature and good communicator?
Personal Assistants support people to live well. They provide the right support at the right time to help others to live their best lives. Is this you? Do you want a job that is rewarding and fulfilling?
We are looking for a PA to work with an 11 year old girl who loves music and being outdoors. She has non-verbal communication skills and you will enjoy floor based play sessions within the family home, as well as getting out and about for walks in the local community. You must be able to push a wheelchair and provide personal care when required. You will be able to work flexible hours providing 2 hours, twice a week on weekdays, as agreed with the family. You will be available to provide hours during school holidays.
The right person
Do you have an understanding nature and have good communication skills? It is not essential for you to have experience, but it would be an advantage for you to have knowledge about children with disabilities. You must have common sense as well as being a good listener and communicator.
A driver is not required as part of the job role but the work is based in a village on the outskirts of York where public transport is limited. You may need a car to enable you to travel to and from work.
You will be required to work 4 hours per week in total, in 2 separate 2 hour sessions. Support is needed during school holidays with flexibility to work at other times.
The rates of pay and benefits
£10 per hour
You will receive paid holidays and 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.