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Personal Assistant *Male

Location:
Edinburgh

Salary:
£8.25 per hour

Hours of work:
24 hours per week

Description:
ENABLE Scotland is a dynamic and vibrant organisation dedicated to improving the lives of people with learning disabilities. You should have the drive, commitment and motivation to support people with physical and learning difficulties, striving to make sure they have the same opportunities as everyone else.

We have an exciting vacancy within the Edinburgh for a confident and motivated person to support a young man to make the transition to living in his own home.

Here’s a little more about the young man:

“I am a very sociable 16 year old man who his looking to move from my family home to living in a shared flat with another young man. I have a diagnosis of autism and as a result can display stressed and distressed behaviours towards myself and others. I require a personal assistant who is able to confidently support me through this. I appear to understand more than I do, therefore, I require someone who is able to tailor their communication to ensure I am able to understand.”

If successful your daily activities will include:
• Escorting this young man to social activities within the community
• Assisting with shopping and meal planning
• Helping with household chores
• Support to arrange and attending health appointments

We have a number of a permanent posts working between 96 and 144 hours every 4 weeks and requires full flexibility between 7am - 11pm over 7 days a week with approximately 2 out of 4 weekends off. There may occasions when you will be required to work out with these hours and notice will be given in advance.

At ENABLE Scotland we believe in developing all our staff and provide an extensive training programme, combined with a commitment to create career development opportunities including SVQ Level 2. We also provide excellent employee benefits including a Contributory Pension Scheme and an Employee Healthcare Plan.

Date posted:
24/05/2017

Closing date:
22/06/2017

Interview Date:
26/06/2017

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