3Days left

Personal Assistant /Support Worker

job logo image
  • Post Ref: DPAS/CP/CP/17180
  • Department: Non-council vacancy
  • Salary details: £9 per hour
  • Employment Status: Part Time
  • Hourly Rate: £9
  • Hours: 8 hours per week - ideally Fridays
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Working Weeks:
  • Closing date: 26 August 2019
  • Interview date:
  • Bookmark this job

A Personal Assistant/Support Worker is required to assist with a variety of tasks that will support the employer to live an independent personal and social life

Location: BH17 ~ Creekmoor, Poole

About the role:

The successful candidate will be providing support for a young male adult with aspergers, providing assistance with accessing the community and taking him on social outings. A full valid driving license is therefore essential.

The person required will be expected to:

  • Understand the importance of following the client’s expressed needs or wishes.
  • Have general good health and fitness to undertake tasks required.
  • Be flexible in attitude and approach.
  • Have a flexible approach in availability on occasions when needed eg. Employer’s appointments.
  • Be respectful of the home environment and of other members of the household.
  • Appreciate the importance of confidentiality.
  • Hold a non judgemental attitude to the employer’s values and beliefs.
  • Maintain the dignity of your employer when undertaking tasks.
  • Undertake any duties which are reasonably allocated and fall within the scope and responsibility of this job

For more information about this role and for a full list of duties please see the attached Job Description

To apply:  Please apply online or contact the BCP Direct Payments Advice Service at

dpadviceservice@bcpcouncil.gov.uk

or call us on 01202 261133 to request an application form.

If you require further information or for an informal discussion about this role please contact the team on 01202 261133.

The BCP Direct Payments Advice Service is a support service for individuals who are living independently within the community. We are not your prospective employer. You will be employed by the individual we are supporting.

This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the community and expects all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment. Applicants to this post will be required to complete the appropriate level of Disclosure & Barring Service Check. Please refer to the Job Description for more details.