PA / Buddy - summer placement

Location: Gourock

Hours:     16 hrs per week

Pay:         £11 per hour

Job Description

Are you a social care or allied health care student looking for a summer placement?  Do you have experience working with young adults and/or children who have additional support needs?  This may be the role for you.  We are looking for experienced individuals to join our team. 


You will support a lovely young man who has complex needs and is a fully supported wheelchair user.   You will help provide personal care within the family home and assistance with exercise and sensory programme.  


Hobbies and interests include going local cinema and clubs, listening to music, games and being assisted with using different technology. 


Hours of work: 
16hrs per week over 2/3 days

You will also be expected to provide cover for other members of the team during times of annual leave and sickness.   


Person Specification:  

Previous experience of working in a similar support role is essential.  You must be a good team member, providing support and cover when required.  You must be reliable, cheery and willing to muck in with fun activities. Moving and handling and epilepsy training/certification is desirable.  


Rate of Pay - £11.00 per hour


Essential skills/experience: 
Candidate must 21+ yrs (for Motability insurance purposes) and be a driver with own car. You must be a non-smoker and not have a fear or have allergy to dogs.  The successful candidate will be required to be part of the PVG Scheme and must provide a minimum of 2 references. 

PLEASE NOTE: Partners in Personalisation CIC support individuals to employ their own support workers directly.