A lively and outgoing young lady in her 30s, with learning disabilities, wishes to recruit 2 female personal assistants to her experienced out of hours team. Her interests lie largely in music, dance, drama, cinema and eating out. She and her team are working to improve her independent living skills. She requires some help with personal care, some light domestic duties, making snacks and some meals, and with her emotional and social support.
Initially support hours would be mostly from 10.00 to 18.00 either on a Saturday or a Sunday twice a month. After training, which will be provided through the use of paid shadow shifts, the intention is, after a probationary period, to move on to offering some evening or overnight working, and possibly some short breaks supporting her at or away from home. The team is paid monthly. Further details can be discussed at interview.
Hourly rate £12.57
City of Edinburgh EH17
A positive, caring, learning and “can do” attitude.
Empathy, patience, reliability and flexibility
Good communication and listening skills
Good team working skills
Be appropriately confident in taking the initiative
Basic IT skills
Respect for confidentiality
Knowledge and interest in Relaxation techniques
Clean driving licence and access to a car
May be required to join PVG scheme
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