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2 x Personal Assistants (Respite) Leighton House


2 x Personal Assistants (Respite) Leighton House PossAbilities values lie at the heart of the organisation and are the foundation for everything we do. We're keen to recruit someone who shares the same values and behaviours: Integrity - We communicate openly and honestly and build relationships based on trust, respect and caring. Creativity - We thrive on innovation and encourage positive risk taking. Happy - We believe fun is the key to success. Person centred - We believe that everyone has the right to exercise choice and control in directing their lives and support. We inspire people to achieve greater things. Passionate - We are dedicated and enthusiastic to providing exceptional services. Where is the role based? We offer our services across many locations, the advert title will tell you which area you are applying for. You may be asked to work in another location to best meet the needs of our service users. Individual needs come first, and so we need a lot of flexibility when it comes to your working hours. These will be scheduled on a rota basis with the rest of your team and can include sleep-ins; waking nights; weekends; and Bank Holidays. What are the general duties of a Personal Assistant? Our Personal Assistants have a wide range of duties and tasks. The main aim is to provide the best personalised support to our service users whether they are in Supported Living, Day Services, Respite or Outreach. You can see a brief overview of the duties below: Help maintain a happy and stimulating environment in which people are given choice and freedom in developing their own personalities under the principle of valuing people. Assist with the implementation and monitoring of Person Centred Plans with a view to maximising independence. Support individuals within the community where identified and in line with Person Centred Plans to provide support to participate in both work and leisure activities. Help maintain a high standard of living for individuals including shopping, laundry, decorating, home maintenance, gardening and other aspects of a domestic nature as far as this falls within the scope of the post holder. Support individuals to look after and manage their day to day finances in accordance with income and budget forecasts in line with the company policies. Support service users to maintain their health and wellbeing including support with medical appointments, prescribed medication and identified health needs outlined in individuals Health Action plans. Provide support identified with personal care needs maintaining high standards of hygiene. Attend to the physical and, as appropriate, the emotional needs of people using services. Support and assist individuals who may be reliant on moving and handling equipment to include wheelchairs. Administer medication to people (as prescribed by the medical practitioner), in accordance with PossAbilities CIC policies and guidelines. Assist with the day-to-day running of household, individual accounts, in line with policies and procedures. Rewards We offer a competitive salary and benefits packages, our salary for a Personal Assistant is £16,823.42 per annum (pro rata for part time). We will pay up to an additional 4% of your salary into a pension plan for you, which will grow every year until you retire. We provide training and will help you gain your NVQ qualifications, as PossAbilities believe in promoting from within you will also have the chance to progress in your career with us. You may be required to sleep-in overnight at one of our facilities or people's homes. You'll be paid extra for this and given time off in lieu when you attend house meetings. You will also receive twenty days paid holiday plus eight statutory bank holidays. Shortlisting will commence as and when applications are received so please check your inbox and spam/junk mail for your invite to interview email. To view full and person specification click here

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Littleborough, England, Greater Manchester, OL15, United Kingdom

  • Ad ID:  15977904
  • Ad Type:  Offered
  • Posted on:  29/09/2020, 04:23
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