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Personal Assistant / Support Worker

WRX2538379 WG
10.26 per hour
Permanent
3 / per week - Part-Time
Wrexham ,
Wrexham

Personal Assistant

3 hours per week

£10.26 per hour

 

Thank you for your interest in the above-mentioned job vacancy. I will be recruiting staff with the help of People Plus Group.  This is an organisation that supports people in Wrexham to recruit their own staff.

 

The job is described below, and an application form is enclosed for you to complete. Please return the completed form to People Plus Group who will pass it on to me.

Location

WREXHAM

Job Ref

WRX2538379 WG

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About the Employer

I am a 2 year old boy and live with my mum, dad and 6 year old brother in Wrexham

 

I am happy child who goes to nursery full time, I am used to spending time with other children and adults, which helps me to be a sociable child.

 

Water play is one of my favourite things to do, and I also enjoy playing with toys that have lights on them and are bright.

 

When dad is watching the football, I like to watch this with him. I am a cheeky little boy who laughs and smiles a lot.

 

 

I am not verbal and have just started to use Makaton with my family and nursery, we are all learning together.

 

We have a lot of equipment in the home to help support me with my needs. I have a high / low base chair for feeding, 2 different standers which support me with my posture and standing and moving around and being active. I use a walker too, but I still have my ‘L’ plates on this as I am learning.

 

I have a portable seat support that we can use on days out which helps with postural support. Further to this, I do have splints that I use for my feet and legs.

 

We require support with behaviour, as I have started to bang my head on objects and the floor, and have started trying to bite myself and other people

 

 

Summary of Duties

 

 

 

To provide support to access various social and recreational activities. You must therefore have a clean driving license and use own vehicle.

 

To provide support with preparing meals, snacks and refreshments. (I require mashed food as I am a choking risk if I eat it unmashed)

 

To assist in the maintenance of independent living and so provide him with a greater range of opportunities to enhance his lifestyle.

 

To assist with personal care

 

To support and encourage Makaton and further learning

 

To support with any reasonable task asked

 

All support to be provided using a person-centred approach.

 

The post will include 5.6 weeks paid annual leave (pro-rata)

 

The person they are looking for

 

The ideal person will have a good sense of humour and should also display plenty of energy, initiative and enthusiasm. In addition, applicants should be patient and trustworthy with a flexible and empathic attitude.

 

A positive attitude and clear understanding of confidentiality is essential. Promoting the independence of the client will be the main focus for any support.

 

You must be reliable, friendly and punctual.

 

You must be flexible as hours may vary depending on the monthly rota

 

The following skills/experience will be required – manual handling, first aid and food hygiene, makaton.

 Training can be provided.

 

Hourly rate

£10.26 per hour

Hours of work

3 hours per shift

 

 

Times required

9.00 am -  12.00 pm

Days required

Saturday morning