4 hours-a-week (Flexible)
To be arranged with family
Rate of Pay:
£13.75 per hour
Mosaic1898 Direct Payments Team are assisting a young lady living in the in LE4 area of Leicester, to recruit a female support Worker, for up to 4 hours a week, to be worked flexibly and as arranged with the family
The role is to support the young lady to access the local community for 4 hours once a week. To support to access local places of interest, including local libraries, cafes, shops and local parks. The individual has an interest in art and cooking.
You will be required to assist in all areas of personal and domestic need as required, and to act as an escort and aid to access social and day to day activities.
You will provide one to one support and encouraging to learn new life skills.
Drivers are welcome to apply, however, family can support with transport for the right candidate, or local transport could be used to access the community.
A caring and patient approach is more important than experience. You will be reliable and trustworthy with the commitment to accept responsibility. You will be comfortable to work on own, as part of team, and with initiative if necessary. You will always be diligent and conscientious.
Communication skills: You must be able to communicate effectively.
Empathy and Compassion: Due to the individuals limited communication skills, understanding and empathising is an important skill and is vital to this PA role.
Patience: it is vital that you utilises patience and take time to understand the individuals body language and varying cues for support.
Flexibility: health needs can change, and routines may need to alter, therefore, you will need to be flexible regarding shift patterns.
Organisation and Time keeping: Time management is essential as routine is very important, especially regarding medication and feeding. The PA would be expected to arrive to shift on time and if there is a delay, the parents are to be notified as soon as possible.
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