Experienced Support Worker/Personal Assistant required for a young lady who has Cerebral Palsy living in the Beckley, Oxford area.
Client is a 19-year-old young motivated lady who has mild cerebral palsy, is wheelchair dependant and requires support with transferring, personal care and other aspects of her daily life.
We are looking for good calibre persons to join out team on a part time basis to support our client in her daily living and work towards her independence. The personal assistant should also be able to enable the client to undertake social and leisure activities including going to the gym, support with home exercise program set up by the physiotherapist, shopping, cinema and going to concerts.
The personal assistant will work within the family home therefore an ability to work flexibly and communicate clearly are essential. Our client is also due to start college in September 2018 and may also require support with activities such as scribing for her.
This will be an incredible opportunity to work alongside a charismatic young lady with drive for her independence. This role requires some flexibility as there maybe events the client would like to attend might occasionally be out of the normal working hours.
Relevant experience in working with clients with additional needs, especially relating to the key goals of the role, as outlined.
Available for a variety of shifts throughout the week including some weekend shifts.
Responsible, trustworthy and very reliable.
Genuine caring, sensitive and patient profile.
Ability to learn and follow training and assessment.
Confident, creative and independent, in assisting in researching and planning activities.
Desire to take part in activities with the client.
Working hours: A Minimum of 25 Hours per week, flexibility required depending on activities planned, this will include weekend support.
Our client seeks someone who is well organised and flexible.
Rates of pay £12 per hour Monday-Friday, £14 per hour Saturday/Sunday
All posts are subject to DBS Enhanced Disclosure. Full training will be provided. A full driving licence is essential.
Job Type: Part-time
Salary: £12.00 to £14.00 /hour
To be considered for this role, please apply today.