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Personal Assistant

Employer:
Bracknell Forest Council
Salary:
£0 - £9,999
Location:
Wokingham
Contract:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Flexible Hours/Part Time/Weekends
DBS Check:
Enhanced
Closing Date:
25/11/2020 at 14:47 PM
Reference:
OTH/20/136585
Bracknell Forest Council

Support required for a family to assist with a fun 45 year old lady in her daily routine out and about.  This is a very exciting opportunity to work with an engaging and intelligent young female with Acquired Brain Injury through meningitis as a baby who needs 1-1 support as vulnerable. 

The support requirement is mostly out and about supporting with daily activities/shopping/appointments etc and of course having fun.

The ideal person would need to be reliable, confident, fun but calm when needed.  Looking for individuals with a positive mental attitude towards disabilities and a proactive approach whilst providing the support.  You must be good at time keeping and be a confident driver with a clean licence as you be driving our family car which is manual.

This role would be long term in order to build a friendship and understanding and would be required to work 1 Saturday or Sunday per month and an odd evening.  There will be a requirement to work some bank holidays and sometimes covering sickness and holiday dates for others that are working with opportunity of supporting on holidays away also.  The candidate can be employed or self-employed and will need a good standard of spoken and written English as this lady is dependent on a good level of verbal interaction with her PAs.  No personal care required.

Please note due to the nature of the position, in this instance there is a genuine requirement to recruit female support workers.  No experience necessary, its more about the personality.

Job Types: Part-time

If you feel this is the role for you please krisec74@yahoo.com

Equal Opportunities

Bracknell Forest Council – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

Please note you will be employed directly by the individual rather than by the Council.

Please complete the application form below - either electronically or by hand and return to Bracknell Forest Council, Direct Payments Team, 4th Floor North, Time Square, Market St, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1JD or email direct.payments@bracknell-forest.gov.uk

If you require the paper copy of an application form please call 01344351841.

  • Please read the Job Description / Person Specification before you apply for this job. It contains information that you will need to refer to when applying. Not referring to this information is likely to reduce your chances of success.

  • Please note that you will have to apply for an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The cost will be met by the employer.