Job title: Personal Assistant (PA)
Reporting to: Direct Payment Employer
Location: North Tyneside
Hours of work: 12-hour shifts covering 8:30-8:30 full and part-time hours available covering a 24/7 rota
Rate of pay: £9.30 per hour
An opportunity to join an exciting new PA team to provide high-quality person-centred support, working within a family environment.
To support our son in all aspects of his care and support. To enable him to live independently within our family home, enable him to access the leisure activities of his choosing, ensure his health care needs are met and monitored and to provide a high standard of care and support.
About the person:
You will work with our son, who is a 42-year-old young man, he likes to be sociable and has a good sense of humour. He responds well to and likes a consistent staff team who he can build up trust with. He generally likes to be out and about, and he has a large wheelchair accessible vehicle (automatic). He likes going for long walks, pre-pandemic he engaged in many activities including swimming, steam train rides, he has season tickets for English Heritage etc and is a season ticket holder for NUFC.
Our son has very complex learning difficulties including Autism, and complex health needs. He is PEG fed and uses cough assist and nocturnal non-invasive ventilation. Sometimes his complex learning difficulties and health needs can present challenges, so we are looking for patient and caring staff.
Due to our son’s healthcare needs, he receives 2:1 support at all times. You will work as part of a team consisting of PAs and family members.
Experience working in health and social care is essential for this role.
For more information, please see the job description
To apply, you can complete the online application form, or request an application form from firstname.lastname@example.org
A driving licence is required (essential for day shifts) and the ability to drive an automatic wheelchair accessible vehicle
Closing date: 28th September, 2021