Personal Assistant/Carer DPLMAE

Posted: 5 months ago

BCP Council

Permanent

Employed Personal Assistant or Self-employed Personal Assistant 

Job advert reference: DPLMAE 

Self-employed PA’s, please state your rate of pay on application. 

Employed Personal Assistant - £9.35 per hour 

Bournemouth, BH8 area. 

About the Role:
Our Client’s family are looking to employ a Personal Care Assistant or use the service of a self-employed PA to provide support to our Client who has a diagnosis of Williams Syndrome, a mild/moderate learning disability. 

The Client’s ability to communicate is limited due to the syndrome. 

Our Client requires support with some aspects of daily living i.e. the Client is able to attend the toilet and can feed themselves with little support required. The Client has very limited concept of danger and requires help and supervision to ensure safety. 

The Client enjoys all sorts of activities, such as painting, cooking, shopping, going out, to the beach. 

The Client enjoys watching TV; especially, Tipping Point, The Chase and Judge Rinder. 

Times and hours: 20 hours per week, there is some flexibility when hours are worked. 

Main Duties: To help and support the Client with activities and going out into the community 

Ideal Candidate:

  • Previous PA experience in a similar role is essential and knowledge and/or experience of learning disabilities care is advantageous
  • Must have patience, enjoy socialising and be reliable
  • Confident to be directive as and when required
  • Full, valid driving license preferable but not essential for the role
  • DBS Checks will be carried out
  • Legally Able to Work in UK

The BCP Direct Payments Advice Service is a support service for individuals who are living independently within the community. We are not your prospective employer. You will be employed by the individual or family we are supporting.

This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the community and expects all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment. Applicants to this post will be required to complete the appropriate level of Disclosure & Barring Service Check. Please refer to the Job Description for more details.

For more information or to discuss the role further, please contact 01202 123961. 

Please send your CV and covering letter detailing your suitability for the role applied for to personalbudgets.team@bcpcouncil.gov.uk



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Job Reference

Reference: Post Ref: DPLMAE

Closing Date: 2022-06-10

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