Do you have the ability to enable and empower someone with a learning disability/difficulty in a range of settings on a 1:1 basis? Do you want to work for a provider that truly puts the people they support at the centre of everything they do?
We are currently looking to recruit personal assistants / Support Workers to support young men and women on a 1:1, 2:1 or 3:1 basis, providing specialist support in line with his Positive Behaviour Support plan. The successful applicants will have a demonstrable understanding of a Person-Centred approach and be driven by providing top quality support, putting people first. Having access to your own vehicle is an advantage but not essential. Business mileage is paid as well as agreed expenses. The successful applicant will have experience of Learning Disabilities, Autism and Challenging Behaviour either in a professional or personal capacity. All training will be given and shadowing provided.
Outline Job Description
Job Title: Personal Assistant for Life Skills
Assignments: Educational, Community, Leisure & Day services
Responsible To: Nominated Supervisor/Manager
Responsible For: Supporting and assisting Service Users who have a learning difficulty/disability to access and participate in community resources and learning programmes.
This Job description is a guide to the level and range of responsibilities the post holder will be expected to take initially. It is neither exhaustive nor inclusive and will be changed from time to time.
Communication and reporting
Being a Team member
Providing quality and innovative support
Use creativity and innovation to provide support and develop opportunities for the individual
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