Hours: 6 hours per week (Flexible )
Pay Rate £9 per hour plus 5.6 weeks AL Pro Rata
Job Reference: – Skares/EG/1
Are you a genuinely caring, outgoing person with the ability to be friendly and supportive?
We are looking for a personal assistant and companion for a friendly confident young woman who has a physical disability. She particularly enjoys listening to Music, going to concerts, bowling, shopping, socialising with friends and eating out.
This post is to assist a young woman with Cerebral Palsy. She lives with and gets support from her family. You will support the Young Adult in her community to participate in activities of her choice and to encourage her independence.
It is important to recognise that the care and support you will assist with will involve going to the family home, therefore confidentiality and respect for the family’s privacy and daily routine is of the upmost importance.
You will be required to work on a flexible basis including evenings and weekends ( 24 hrs flexible over 4 weeks )
You will be required to undertake Moving and Assisting Training and Epilepsy training for this post. Training will be paid for by the employer.
You should have a positive, open minded, flexible and friendly personality
If you are required to drive the person’s vehicle, you will need a clean driving licence and your own car due to location. ( 2.5 miles outside Cumnock ).
Assistance with accessing and arranging Social activities, attending appointments, and assistance with personal care, as well as aiding with the Stand Aid
You will also be required to be flexible enough to help out with covering for other staff A/L – Sickness cover
Post subject to 2 successful reference and PVG checks.
Two up to date Reference contacts are required one of which must be from a present or previous employer. In addition a new or update of the PVG disclosure scheme will be required prior to appointment (disclosure cost to be met by the employer).
Probationary Period is 6 months. During this period, either party can end the employment by giving the other one weeks’ notice.
Download an application form here. Please remember to quote the job reference on your application.
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