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Personal Assistant in Long Stratton


Between £10.01-12.00 Per Hour

Part Time

Suffolk Independent Living

Closing Date: 05/11/21

Energetic young man requires a Personal Assistant to keep him safe, occupied and happy and provide support with all aspects of care.

Experience with Learning Disabilities and/or seizures desired but not essential, training will be given.

Up to 12 hours per week will be available (flexible contract)

£11 per hour

About the Job
I am an energetic young man, I am non-verbal with severe Learning Disability and epilepsy (3-6 seizures per week). I love my home and especially my garden. You will need to keep me safe, occupied and happy, and recognise when I need quiet time. You will be responsible to my parents, and report to my mother as your employer, you must be happy to act upon requests and treat the working relationship as confidential, as well as any other personal information you may encounter while working within the family home.

Person Specification
Here is the type of person I am looking for to support me. These qualities are divided into ‘essential’ and ‘desirable’. Please refer to them when completing your application.

Good communication
Able to adapt quickly to changes in mood
Able to keep up with him when needed

Experience of learning difficulties
Some knowledge of epilepsy
Some knowledge of positive behaviour management
Experience in a similar role

When you click ‘Apply’ you will be sent the full job description and application form. To be considered for the role, please return a completed application form, or submit a comprehensive CV and cover letter.

The documents can also be accessed by visiting www.suffolkindependentliving.org.uk/vacancies or by clicking ‘Call Now’ Please quote 4552.

The Job description will give you full details on the duties, person specification, and terms and conditions.

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