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Personal Assistant – Downend, South Glos (SL)
£8.79 per hour
Job Ref: EG55
14 – 37.5 hours per week posts available
A fantastic opportunity to be part of a brand new Supported Living scheme for six young adults with learning disabilities in Downend, South Gloucestershire
The scheme offers short term accommodation whilst individuals are supported to increase their independent living skills and access ongoing suitable long term accommodation.
You will be supporting young adults (18-24) with a learning disability, in their own home to develop life skills, confidence and meaningful lives in their community. Working alongside other agencies, you will assist individuals with daily living skills, housing related matters, to find social opportunities and- where required- with medication and personal care.
A number of options are currently available, including daytime, evening, weekend and night work to suit.
We are seeking confident individuals who are able to use creative approaches to meet needs and who are keen to support people in their move towards greater independence.
You will need to be able to offer some flexibility to meet service needs, be computer literate and a confident communicator. Experience in Supported Living or Supported housing settings would be advantageous but is not compulsory.
What we can offer in return:
- Company pension scheme
- Child care vouchers
- Cycle to work scheme
- Employer funded health benefit plan, worth up to £1,010 a year
- Free on-site parking.
For an informal discussion about the job role please contact Linda Phelps 0117 9709395 or Debb Stevenson 0117 9709396
**This is an on-going advert and interviews will be held on an ad-hoc basis until sufficient applications have been received.
To apply for this position please complete the application form below.
Milestones Trust is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of all the individuals that it supports, it expects the same commitment from all employees.
If successful at interview an enhanced DBS check will take place. (Formerly CRB)
A criminal record is not necessarily a barrier to recruitment.
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