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Personal Assistant (Edinburgh) part time

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 13th July 2018

  • Advertised from 18th June 2018
  • 16 to 36 hours per week. £8.45 per hour.
  • REQ0000056



Do you have what it takes to make a difference?

Would you like to do something different next Monday morning? To forget the never-ending 9-5 and make a real difference to someone's life? Or maybe you are already working in social care and want to join an organisation with values at its core?

Well this may be the opportunity you have been looking for.....

ENABLE Scotland are looking for enthusiastic and passionate people to be part of this journey with a young gentleman with additional support needs as he transitions into adulthood within his own house. We are looking for people who bring something extra special to the life of this young man and to ensure this a positive experience for him and help him develop further into adulthood.

Here's a little more about this gentleman:

"I am a very sociable 16 year old man who his looking to move from my family home to living in my own flat. I have a diagnosis of autism and as a result can display stressed and distressed behaviours towards myself and others. I require personal assistants who are able to confidently support me through this. I appear to understand more than I do, therefore, I require someone who is able to tailor their communication to ensure I am able to understand."

We are looking for a team of motivated and dedicated Personal Assistants to support this young man to adapt to his new found independence and work towards his own goals. In order to support this gentleman to achieve this your daily activities will include:

* Provide support to attend social activities within the community

* Assisting with shopping, meal planning and household chores

* Provided support to arrange and attending health appointments

We have a number of a permanent posts working on average 16 to 36 hours per week. These contracts require full flexibility between 7am - 10pm over 7 days a week with approximately 2 out of 4 weekends off. There may occasions when you will be required to work out with these hours however notice will be given in advance.

ENABLE Scotland is a dynamic and vibrant organisation dedicated to improving the lives of people with learning disabilities. You should have the drive, commitment and motivation to support people with physical and learning difficulties, striving to make sure they have the same opportunities as everyone else. At ENABLE Scotland we believe in developing all our staff and provide an extensive training programme, combined with a commitment to create career development opportunities including SVQ Level 2. We also provide excellent employee benefits including a Contributory Pension Scheme and an Employee Healthcare Plan.

Application notes

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Closing date:: 13/07/2018