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Personal Carer/Support Worker required, DPSS660


Between £8.30-10.00 Per Hour

Part Time

Direct Payment Support Service

Closing Date: 26/11/21

Job description
Listed below are details of the purpose and general tasks of the job to provide some insight of what is involved. It is advisable to refer to this when submitting your application for the post.
Job Purpose
To provide support for young man with a neurological condition.
Location: Wymondham
Listed below are the skills, competencies and qualities that are essential and desirable for the post. My assessment of these, both on application and at interview, will be the main factor in determining if you are successful. Please refer to these when submitting your application.

I am a 24 year old wheelchair user with a severe visual impairment and some speech difficulties who is seeking a friendly P.A. with a great sense of humour to support me and allow my parents some respite. I love quizzes and comedy, and generally having a good laugh. I listen to the radio as I cannot see television, and I like to go out and walk our dog, weather permitting. There is only one basic requirement occasionally for personal care, to be discussed at interview, I would need also assistance with eating although I can manage to drink. I’d like my P.A. to be up for a good chat, and be young at heart, sharing my interests.

Person specification
·       Reliable
·       Flexible
·       Good Communication Skills
Summary terms and conditions
·       The rate of pay for this position is £9.37 per hour
·       Hours and times of work:  2 evenings per week at flexible times depending on activities, up to 10hrs weekly.
The post is subject to the following:
·       A satisfactory enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check, the cost of which will be covered by the employer.
·       Satisfactory references from two referees, one of which must be your current or last employer.
·       Completion of a satisfactory probationary period of 3 months.

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