Personal Assistant /Support Worker

Job Reference
Salary Description
50 % enhancement for working on a bank holiday
Contract Type



Background to the job

To support a young woman with mosaic down’s syndrome with learning disabilities, epilepsy, gastropareses, coeliac disease and a dairy intolerance. She is an occasional wheelchair and mobility scooter user.


Hours / Times of Work

Varies between 6-12 hours per week, 6 hours usually on a Friday, but other days may be required. Term time may involve taking and/or collecting from college/care setting. Non term time will usually be at home and in the community.


Rates of Pay and other Benefits

£10.07 per hour.

5.6 weeks paid hoilday

Free DBS check

Main Duties and Responsibilities

Support client to take part in activities, e.g. painting, colouring, art and crafts, cinema/theatre/concert trips, college work, going to the park/beach, going shopping and any other interest’s as they arise. Making light gluten/dairy free meals and snacks, Peg care and feeding. Supporting with personal appearance and supporting parent at appointments if needed.


Essential Requirements

It is IMPORTANT that you meet ALL the Essential Requirements BEFORE you apply for the job.

Full clean driving licence

Fully vaccinated against Covid

Awareness of pandemic guidance

Full Disclosure and Barring Service check

Good literacy skills


Desirable Requirements

Previous experience of similar work e.g. nursing, education, special needs or care establishment

First Aid knowledge

Adaptable and flexible

Manual handling

Peg feeding

Gender Restrictions


Female only due to vulnerability of client

“Equality’s Act: 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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