Rates of pay: £12.10 per hour rising to £15.00 per hour upon successfully passing training competencies and probationary period.

Area: Wylam, Northumberland

We have the following availability

Saturday 9.00am-6.00pm

and/or

Bank staff for holiday and sickness cover can include weekday dayshift & nightshift also weekend dayshift & nightshifts

 

Personal Assistant  hours for 22 year old woman with learning disability and additional health needs

I am a delightful young lady who likes to go swimming, go on trips, out for walks, loves music, dancing, looking at books and jigsaws. I go to a club for young adults with additional needs (WeCan) on Saturdays. I have a learning disability and additional health needs. I communicate non-verbally with gesture, facial expressions and using a VOCA (Voice Output Communication Aid), and symbols. I have physical disabilities and need full support with personal care, feeding and getting around. I attend college Monday to Fridays and enjoy days out at the weekends.

We’re looking for a caring, compassionate and committed person (female) to join our small and friendly team. We are based in Wylam, Northumberland NE41 which is a 20 minutes drive from Newcastle and has good rail/ bus links.

Driver preferred to use Motability car.

 

Knowledge and qualifications:

Experience of working with people with additional communication needs, or a willingness to complete training in this (training will be provided).

The ideal candidate would be: Motivated, have a positive can-do attitude, patient, strong communication skills, caring, trustworthy, respectful, able to take direction and possess a genuine commitment to the role.

Great at working as part of a team and also working on your own initiative, taking direction from the Team Lead

Social care benefits include ‘Blue Light Card’ and ‘discountsforcarers’ and access to training available e.g. QCF Diploma Level 3 in Adult Care and Children’s work

For more information, contact Charlotte on 07768619755 or charlotte_blair_99@hotmail.com

 

There is a genuine occupational requirement for the holder of this post to be male/female in accordance with the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014 and Equality Act 2010 schedule 9 paragraphs 1 – 4.

 

This vacancy will close as soon as a suitable candidate is appointed.

At the time of starting their employment, the successful candidate must have permission to work in the U.K.