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Personal Assistant

Location: Leamington Spa, Midlands Rate of Pay: £9.00 per hour

Hours per Week: 8 hours per week required (2 x 4 hours). Variable and agreed in advance. 4 hours per brother

Job Reference: CTKRB Expires: 2nd February 2018

About the Employer

To provide social support and inclusion to two young men (Brothers) living in the Leamington area. To support to maintain independence at home and within the community.

Both are very active young men and have a keen interest in disability tennis and are competing regularly. 

 

Penderels Trust do not acknowledge receipt of applications.  If you have not received a response within 3 weeks of the closing date, your application has been unsuccessful.  This procedure is followed to reduce recruitment costs. You will be contacted to arrange an interview if your application is successful.

PENDERELS TRUST IS A SUPPORT SERVICE FOR INDIVIDUALS LIVNG INDEPENDENTLY IN THE COMMUNITY AND WILL NOT BE THE EMPLOYER. YOU ARE EMPLOYED BY THE INDIVIDUAL CONCERNED.


Summary of Duties

No personal care but employee must be mindful of local toilet facilities and their safety therein.

Maintain the domestic environment to the required standard, ensuring regard is given to health and safety and hygiene.

Support both young men to learn life skills in and around the home.

Act as an escort for day to day and recreational activities such as swimming, Tennis etc that may include driving and/or escorting me or us.

A commitment to a service which provides support to vulnerable individuals, which is respectful and according to the individuals’ wishes.


The Person They Are Looking For

Maintain timesheets etc., keeping them complete, up to date and correct and to submit these to my payroll provider if required.

To arrive for work at the agreed time and give notification if you are going to be late.

Establish a close working relationship on a one-to-one basis and discuss and resolve problems as they arise.

Be open in communication and maintain means of contact as required.

Respect privacy and maintain a constant professional approach.

Preserve our dignity and support me in maintaining independence in our chosen lifestyle at all times.

Respect our possessions and equipment and gain our consent for the use of equipment, e.g. telephone, television, etc.

Needs can vary on a daily basis, therefore duties and tasks may alter accordingly. You are reasonably expected to perform duties of a similar or related nature to those outlined above.

If there are to be significant changes to your job description, I reserve the right to give you not less than one month’s notice in writing of these, and you will be deemed to have accepted them unless you notify me of your objection in writing before the end of the notice period.

This job requires a satisfactory DBS check (Disclosure and Barring Service) as part of the employment process.


The Times Required

Times required: flexible.

Days required: Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday during term time. Flexible hours during July and August (college break).


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