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Personal Support Assistant(s)

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Organisation:Direct Payments 

Working Hours: Flexible 

Salary:Flexible - Pro-Rata 

Appointment Type:Permanent 

Location:Measham/Twycross Area, Derby, Leicestershire, DE12 


Closing date:09 April 2021 at midnight 

Family in the Measham area are looking for an additional Personal Support Assistant(s) to join their existing team. This can be on either a self-employed or employed basis.  Salary will be dependent on skills and experience. 
Hours are mornings start time flexible but generally 9.30/10.00 a.m., 4 -5 hours shifts. They would ideally like someone on a Tuesday and Thursday each week. In addition, the family are looking for 1 evening per week 6.30 p.m. – 10. 00 p.m. Friday/Sunday. All shifts are planned. Further hours may be available to provide additional support and to cover holidays/sickness.
You will be working with their daughter who has a Learning Disability, Autism and other health conditions, such as high anxiety.  They are looking for a person who is fun and bubbly and able to use initiative to work with her in the home environment with a longer-term plan to support her to access community and social/recreational activities. The expectation will be that you enable her to occupy her day positively, encourage and motivate her to participate in cooking, craft, completing jigsaw puzzles, taking a walk around the local area. 
Willingness to provide personal care and to help prepare light snack/ meals.
There are occasions when she can present with challenging behaviours, so you will need to have the right experience to recognise potential triggers and have the patience and resilience to deal with situations appropriately. 
This will be a rewarding role for the right person with opportunities to learn and develop new skills. As part of a supportive team you will be providing critical respite support for the family.
Enhanced DBS check required (paid for by the funding authority).
Family will conduct a telephone interview prior to arranging any face to face meeting.
If you feel you match what the family are looking for them please apply by completing the application form below and returning to the address stated or via email to quoting reference number JS183304 or forward an up to date CV to the email address above quoting reference number JS183304.
For informal enquiries please contact Jane Simpson on Tel: 0116 305 4886.

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