PA Vacancy

Female Personal Assistant (AA/DP/001/19)

Female Personal Assistant

Hours:                 12 hours per week term time

32 hours per week holiday time

Wage rate:          £8.50 per hour

Location:             Fenham

Duration:             Permanent

A Personal Assistant is required to provide quality 1-1 personal and social assistance to a happy, sociable 11 year old boy, with a cheeky sense of humour.

You will accompany him to various activities in his local community and also provide some support within the home at busy times.

There is also an element of educational support in the form of ABA therapy (Applied Behaviour Analysis).  The ABA program will focus heavily on teaching communication skills, social & play skills, academic literacy and self-help skills.  Full training will be provided.  This is a great opportunity for those wishing to pursue a career in behavioural, educational, clinical psychology or speech and language therapy.

Driver essential with access to a car suitable for a manual wheelchair, when folded, to go in.

For an application pack please click here: AADP00119 App Pack or email directpayments@disabilitynorth.org.uk (ref AA/DP/001/19).

The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check unless they are already registered with the DBS update service.

This post is exempt under the Equality Act 2010 schedule 9 paragraphs 1 – 4.