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Personal Assistant *Female

Location:
Blackburn

Salary:
£8.45

Hours of work:
Various Including Nightshift

Description:
#morethanajob
Do you have what it takes to make a difference?

Would you like to do 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. 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 currently have an exciting vacancy within Blackburn in the West Lothian area for confident, experienced and motivated Female Personal Assistants. These vacancies include supporting four ladies within their own home to live a good life in their local community.

Each of these ladies are very varied in their interests and pursuits. They enjoy socialising, spending time with their families, listening to music, going to shows at the local theatre, out for a meals, walk in the park, family days out, boat trips etc.
If you think you could share the same interests and have the commitment to support them to get the most out of life, this might be the opportunity for you.

If successful your daily activities will include:
• Escorting the ladies to social activities within the community
• Maintaining family contact
• Assisting with shopping
• Helping with household chores
• Attending health appointments
• Assisting with Personal care needs at a high level
• Day to day running of their home

This is a permanent post in Blackburn, working 28 hours nightshift; this is made up of 20 hours nightshifts and one 8 hour backshift a week. PLEASE note the nightshift is LONE working and you are on your own during the hours of 10pm and 7.30am.

We also have a 35 hrs permanent post which is over and requires full flexibility between 7.30am to 2 .30pm or 3pm to 10pm you will work five days out of seven.

There may be occasions when you will be required to work out with these hours, 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

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:
29/01/2018

Closing date:
07/04/2018

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