Personal Assistant
  • Employer: Bracknell Forest Council
  • Reference: OTH/19/111886
  • Published: Mon 14/10/2019, 16:25 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 25/11/2019, 16:29 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Job-Share, Part Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £0 - £9,999
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Berkshire

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Personal Assistant

Looking for a team of six Personal Assistants to support a young man with a Learning Disability and challenging behaviour.

Personal Assistants will be required to assist with full personal care and taking the individual out for outings.  The individual will need to be pushed in a wheelchair if going out over long distances for more than 30 minutes.

The successful candidates should be confident, speak clear English, communicate effectively, have experience of working with individuals with Learning Disabilities and challenging behaviour, must have attended manual handling, epilepsy, medication administration, first aid and health and safety training or have experience of these fields and be willing to attend the relevant training.

The employer would consider male or female Personal Assistants.

The working patterns are 7.45am-16.00pm Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 7.45am-17.00pm Friday and 11.00am-16.00pm Saturday.  There is also the requirement for five hours twice a month as a contingency to allow the parents to go out.

Rate of pay is £12.00 per hour.

Please contact 07412 403519 to discuss further.

How to Apply

Please note you will be employed directly by the individual rather than by the Council.

Please complete the application form below - either electronically or by hand and return to Bracknell Forest Council, Direct Payments Team, 4th Floor North, Time Square, Market St, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1JD or email direct.payments@bracknell-forest.gov.uk

If you require the paper copy of an application form please call 01344351841.
  • Please read the Job Description / Person Specification before you apply for this job. It contains information that you will need to refer to when applying. Not referring to this information is likely to reduce your chances of success.
  • Please note that you will have to apply for an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The cost will be met by the employer.