Personal Assistant (Nights)

Hours: 20 - 30 hours per week

Contract Type: Part Time Permanent

Salary: £10.12 - £11.28 per hour (incremental pay scale)

20 hours (Nights) – permanent

30 hours (Nights) – maternity cover up to 12 months. 

 £10.12 – £11.28 per hour (incremental pay scale)

 Are you kind, caring, self-motivated and imaginative?

Do you want to make far-reaching improvements to the life of a young woman?

YES! – Then this is the job for you!

Supportability is a sector leading charity that provides high quality, person centred individual and group based services for Children, Young People and Adults, where we believe people who have disabilities are equally valued and empowered to live full and rewarding lives.

We are looking to appoint 2 Personal Assistants on Nights to join the team at our Supported Living Scheme in Poynton to provide support to one of our service-users.

Please note, due to the personal nature of the duties and in the interests of privacy and dignity, this post is restricted to female applicants only (as allowed by Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010)

 Statement

“I am a young woman living in my own home in Poynton, East Cheshire. I have both physical and learning disabilities and I lead an active and rewarding life. I need kind, caring, self-motivated and imaginative individuals to support me with sensory awareness and experience, communication and socialising and all other aspects of daily living. I love interacting with people, swimming, dancing, classical music, drama and going out”.

 I am looking for people who have:

 the skills and ability to provide person centred support to disabled people;

  • a positive attitude and a commitment to improving disabled people’s lives;
  • a full UK driving licence and willing and able to drive a (manual) Motability vehicle;
  • the confidence and imagination to devise and deliver appropriate activities for people with special needs;
  • a reasonable level of fitness to support physical activities (see Job Description).

You will be required to cover work on a rota basis, which will include shifts that cover weekends and bank holidays. Additional hours will usually be available to cover staff absences such as holidays and sickness.

To apply please forward your CV to hr@supportability.org.uk or alternatively visit www.supportability.org.uk for more information and to apply online.

Closing date 31st August 2021

All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.