My Options: Young People's Services - Casual Personal Assistant (PA) Support Worker

Location
Darby House, Lawn Central, Telford, TF3 4JA
Salary
9.62
Posted
15 Oct 2020
Closes
18 Dec 2020
Job Ref
TWC000004500
Job Type
Social care
Contract Type
Casual
Working Pattern
Casual
Hours
Part-Time

My Options Activity Well Being and Care Services

Casual Personal Assistant (PA )Support Worker

Hourly Rate: £9.62 per hour(The equivalent of £10.77 when including holiday pay)

Variable hours per week

“Be aspirational and think beyond the obvious to enable people to reach their full potential”

Are you passionate about breaking down barriers to support people to live a more independent and fulfilling life?

This is an exciting opportunity to join a well established and highly successful team, supporting young people with learning and physical disabilities, which will include behaviours that challenge, to access a range of regular and adhoc leisure activities. As a PA Support Worker you will invariably work with the young person you’re supporting in a 1:2:1 setting, accessing a range of activities in the community, supported by a dedicated team who are committed to providing an excellent service to the young people who access are service, and their families and carers.

Whether you are looking for a rewarding role enabling vulnerable people, a flexible working pattern to fit around you, or an opportunity to gain skills and experience in the health and social care sector, becoming a Casual PA Support Worker could be the perfect position for you.

You will be able to demonstrate being proactive in your approach to care and a willingness to adapt and change as we develop with to new innovations and challenges within the care sector.

Whilst previous experience and drivers are preferred, this is not essential. However, available hours may be reduced if you are unable to meet the transport requirements of some of our services.

What you will receive from us

  • Flexible Hours – To suit your needs, opportunities for full or part time, days, evenings, weekends
  • Generous rates of pay
  • Expert training, that you will be paid to do and opportunities to develop your skills
  • Excellent support and ongoing supervision
  • The opportunity to progress within our team
  • Free DBS
  • Refer A Friend Scheme - £150 for every friend you successfully refer to us
  • The opportunity to join a team that is fully committed to support people to live a more independent and fulfilling life.
  • A truly rewarding career

About us

My Options - Activity Wellbeing and Care Services is part of Telford & Wrekin Council and provides a wide range of person-centred support to over 350 people to vulnerable people of all ages and abilities.

We currently provide a wide range of services including; Access to Activities for Young People, Community Activity and Wellbeing, services, Residential options, Community support for those people living in their own or shared accommodation. Our services also include a very successful Shared Lives Scheme and The Skills and Enterprise hub, where people can develop their skills and confidence as part of their stepping stone to work.

If you want to join us at this exciting time then please complete the attached online application form as CVs will not be accepted. We are committed to equality and diversity.

Please note employees who are at risk will be considered first for this position. Only if an appointment is not made will other candidates be considered.

If you would like to discuss this opportunity further please contact:  Kerry Brogden, Service Leader – Young People’s Services on 01952 381317 or email myoptions@telford.gov.uk

To find out more about the My Options services please take a look at our website:  www.myoptionstelford.co.uk

We are committed to equality and diversity. Posts working with children or vulnerable groups will be subject to an appropriate criminal records check. Supporting documents
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