Personal Assistant for ‘Ollie’s Team’
Hours: Monday nights starting at 6pm until 12noon the following Tuesday
Rate: £11.15 per hour day rate until 10pm
Sleepover rate of £87.20 between 10pm and 8am.
Area: Central York
What the job entails:
An exciting opportunity has arisen to be part of a well-established team – “Ollie’s Team” – you will be supporting an active & friendly young man with Autism, Epilepsy and Dyspraxia to live as independently as possible in his own flat and community in York. It’s about enhancing a life not delivering a service! There will be great times sharing theatre and cinema experiences together in return for the professional person-centred support and skills you bring to the shift with you! There will be supporting with; planning, shopping & preparing Ollie’s meals, follow a weekly budget & calendar of activities and do domestic chores in the flat together. Encourage him with personal care; supervise showering (from the other side of the bathroom door).
The PA is expected to be truly committed to rights and independence for disabled people. They must be willing to support Ollie with a range of life, work and leisure activities in the way he and his family feels is best. Ollie’s Team needs people who are pro-active, can think and plan ahead and be ready to keep calm and confident in challenging situations. They will need good listening skills, patience and be able to model their own positive behaviour to help Ollie manage his.
Other – non-smoker preferred – not allergic to pets – driver preferred. You will need to undertake full DBS checks.
For more information please see the Job Description
Please apply using the online application form.
Closing date: 26th October 2021
Thank you for your interest in joining Ollie’s Team……
Ollie, Helen & Richard Eaden – c/o email@example.com – 07802 820027