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Social Care - Personal Assistant

PH001JR
Competitive
Permanent
Part-Time
Newcastle upon Tyne

Social Care Assistant

 

Job title:                     Personal Assistant – Social Care

 

Hours:                        26 hours per week

                                            

Rates of pay:              £10.00 per hour

 

Location:                    Benton, NE7

 

Pat is a 67-year-old woman who lives with her son in Benton. She is passionate about Art, Music and Theatre. She is a member of both an Art group and a Theatre group for individuals with Autism. She likes to attend events at the studio when possible.

 

Pat has a range of health issues including Osteoarthritis throughout her body which impacts on her mobility and balance. She is also diagnosed with ME, OCD and Autism.

 

She would like some support with domestic tasks and cooking but the main part of the role will be to support Pat when out and about in the community. She uses a wheelchair when going long distances or if she is out for long periods of time, so the personal assistant must be physically fit to push the manual wheelchair.

 

Due to the nature of the role, a car driver with their own car is essential. It would also be helpful if you had some knowledge/training around Autism in Adults and an awareness of OCD so that you have an understanding of her behaviours.

 

As Pat’s Personal Assistant your job will be to provide the domestic and social assistance that she needs to enable her to live in the way which she wants to. You must be able to respect the family’s privacy and understand the need for confidentiality in all areas of your work.

 

To apply please email ilsnewcastle@peopleplus.co.uk to request an application pack quoting ref no. PH001JR

Post subject to references and DBS check.