PA Vacancy

Personal Assistant FS/Wylam

Job Title: Personal Assistant

Hours: Monday – Friday 7am-9.30am

Thursday and Friday 2.45pm-6pm

Pay rate: £9.50 per hour

Area: Wylam

Possibility of additional hours to cover later evenings, Saturdays 9am-6pm and school holidays.

Carer for delightful teenage girl with learning disability and additional health needs

We are looking to appoint a carer, to join our current small team of carers, to work with our 19 year-old daughter. We are specifically looking for someone to assist with her transport to and from college using her motability car.

Our daughter has learning and physical disabilities as well as health needs related to epilepsy. She needs full support with personal care, feeding and mobility, but she benefits from being encouraged and supported to complete tasks as independently as possible. She enjoys using her communication aid, books, walks out, swimming and days out. Previous experience in a similar area is desirable, although not necessary as full training will be provided. Your role at all times will be to enable her to stay safe, participate, have fun, learn new skills and develop and maintain her independence.

Our daughter is friendly and enthusiastic with an infectious smile. As her carer you will need to be equally enthusiastic as well as kind, caring and physically fit. We expect a certain level of commitment from our staff, such as being willing to learn and adapt your current skill set to fit in to the family setting.

The current shifts available are:

Monday – Friday 7am-9.30am

Thursday and Friday 2.45pm-6pm

Possibility of additional hours to cover later evenings, Saturdays 9am-6pm and school holidays.

Please email us or 07768 619755


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