Personal Assistant/Carer for a teenage girl with Special Needs

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£12.00 gross per hour
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An experienced female personal assistant/carer who is reliable, energetic and creative is required to support a 17 year old girl with special needs based in Southwark SE22(East Dulwich).


The ideal candidate should have previous experience working with teenagers with special needs who are non-verbal and wheelchair users.


Nappies will also need to be changed when necessary.


The ideal candidate will be punctual and needs to be able to work on a flexible basis.


The candidate should be trustworthy, very compassionate and respectful. They will need to have a professional work ethic with the highest regard to confidentiality and discretion.

A level 2 Diploma in Health and Social care is desirable but not essential; at least 1 years’ experience working with special needs children is preferred.


The candidate will need to take the young girl out in the community but also support her with schoolwork and be flexible.


Proof of entitlement to work in the UK will be required at interview.

An Enhanced Disclosure Barring Service Check will be required for this position.


Due to the specific requirements of the role, consideration will only be given to Female candidates; this is in line with Equality Act 2010 guidelines on Genuine Occupational Requirements. Section 9; Schedule 83 [Work: Exceptions] (Part 1; Occupational Requirements) - applies to this post.

‘Please note that this advert has been placed on behalf of one of our customers.  Should your application be successful and you are offered the position, you will be directly employed by the customer and not by PeoplePlus’

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