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Personal Assistant

Location:
Keith

Salary:
£8.45 per hour

Hours of work:
2 x 20 hours & 1 x39 hours

Description:
#morethanajob

Do you have what it takes to make a difference?

Would you like to something different next Monday morning? To forget the never-ending 9-5 and make a real difference to someone’s life? Or maybe you are already working in social care and want to join an organisation with values at its core?

Well this may be the opportunity you have been looking for…..

ENABLE Scotland is a dynamic and vibrant organisation dedicated to improving the lives of people with learning disabilities and we have full and part time opportunities for you to support John in Keith to make the most of his life.

That could mean supporting him to live independently in their own homes or take part in activities we take for granted. And, who knows, it could make a difference to your life as well.

John is a mature gentleman, He lives on his own in Keith Moray. John requires support from staff on a 2:1 basis, 7 days per week. Support times are between; 08:00-17:00, 17:00-23:00, 09:00-23:00 sleepover 07:00-09:00. You will be required to work days, evenings, sleepovers and weekend. A monthly rostering system is in place. John requires support with shopping, housework, bus-outings and attending various meetings. ENABLE Scotland encourage individuals to take part in fulfilling and meaningful activities which promotes a person centered approach as well as promoting independence and inclusion both within a supportive environment and within the local community.

Activities may include supporting John to access leisure opportunities, using his tablet, socialising, shopping, baking, attending shows at the local theatre, interested in Farming and attending the Black Isle Show and going for coffee and cake on a Saturday.

Sound good so far?

Successful applicants will be able to demonstrate the following:
• The ability to adapt your communication style in order to develop successful and enjoyable relationships with the people we support.
• The commitment to work with individuals through their personal support plans to ensure people achieve their goals and outcomes and celebrate their successes.
• A positive and flexible outlook to your work, and be able to work on your own and as part of a team.

If this is you then please click the link to apply now. Every person we support has their own hobbies and interests, likes and dislikes, which is reflected in our person-centred recruitment processes. So please give us as much detail about you to allow us to carry out our bespoke matching service.

Previous experience supporting adults with Autism, Epilepsy, Mental Health and complex care needs would be advantageous

You don’t need experience in care to start your career with ENABLE Scotland. We recruit people based on their values and transferrable skills. No matter where you have worked before; be it retail, admin, warehousing or wherever, we want to hear from you! 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.

Remember this is #morethanajob – it’s the first step to you making a difference and beginning your career with an award winning charity with its values at its core

Date posted:
19/01/2018

Closing date:
19/02/2018

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