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Personal Assistant

Location:
Edinburgh

Salary:
£8.45 per hour

Hours of work:
16-32 hours per week

Description:
Do you remember the excitement and adventure of moving into your own house for the first time?

ENABLE Scotland are looking for enthusiastic and passionate people to be part of this journey with a group of young people with additional support needs as they transitions into adulthood within their own flats. We are looking for people who bring something extra special to the life of these young people and to ensure this a positive experience for him and help him develop further into adulthood.

We are looking for a team of motivated and dedicated Personal Assistants to support these young people to adapt to their new found independence and work towards his own goals.

In order to support these young people achieve this we are looking for a team to provide waking night support to a group of 11 people. Your daily tasks may include;

• Providing emotional support and reassurance to young people living independently for the first time
• Providing support with health needs e.g. epilepsy
• Supporting people to manage overnight risks e.g. ensuring personal safety

We have a number of a permanent waking night posts working on average 16 to 39 hours per week. These contracts require 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 however notice will be given in advance.

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. 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:
01/09/2017

Closing date:
21/09/2017

Interview Date:
25/09/2017