Personal Assistant - Carmarthenshire

Contract:
Permanent
Category:
Part Time
Job Sector:
Charity / Not for Profit, Nursing / Social Care, Medical
Region:
West Wales
Location:
Carmarthenshire
Salary description:
£7.93 per hour
Posted:
20/10/2017
Start Date:
ASAP
Recruiter:
Gwalia Care & Support
Job Ref:
002230

Personal Assistant - Carmarthenshire - 002230
Job Reference : 002230
Closing Date : 25/10/2017
Salary : £7.93 per hour
Department : LD MH - Mental Health Services
Hours Per week : 18 hours per week

Join our Team and make a difference to people’s lives in our Mental Health Services

Working as part of our Carers team of Personal Assistants team you will be genuinely making a difference to the lives of people who use our services. You will be supporting people to lead full, independent and happy lives, in the safe and comfortable environment of their own homes/our homes/schemes/projects.

Our service users rely on our support for many reasons and our client group includes individuals who need help and support with every days tasks.

Our Personal Assistants play a significant role in supporting our clients to overcome any challenges that they may encounter and you will help them to live as independently as possible.

The main duties of the role involve:

  • Providing personal care
  • Supporting people to live every day lives
  • Support and prompting with medication
  • Meal preparation
  • Social activities
  • Providing social and emotional support
  • Shopping and domestic duties such as laundry and general housekeeping tasks
  • Undertake relevant training for the role

This part time vacancy is available for individuals who genuinely want to help and support independent living.

Our Personal Assistants will posses:

  • A genuine desire to help people and makedifference
  • Have an understanding of the challenges that many of our service users face
  • Keen listening and communication skills
  • Empathy, compassion and a caring nature
  • Flexibility including working evenings/ bank holidays and weekends
  • Respect, integrity and dignity for our client groups
  • A non-judgmental approach to providing care and support.
  • A current driving license and your own transport as this position will involve travelling.

At Gwalia Care and Support we offer:

  • Excellent rates of pay
  • Paid travel time
  • Company paid DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service)
  • A variety of shifts available
  • Formal paid training programmes  (QCF Level 2 Qualifications)
  • Generous holiday entitlements
  • Generous mileage allowance (45p per mile)
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Career progression
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption pay (after a qualifying period)
  • Company Discount Scheme
  • Free Health and Wellbeing services

There is opportunity to progress within the company for those with the desire and aspiration.

So if you care about people, think you have what it takes, we would very much like to hear from you.

Company Description

Gwalia Care & Supports focus is on promoting inclusion, aspiration and wellbeing through positive change. We always aim to ensure we provide good quality and value in our service offers by being responsive, creative and flexible in the way we provide our services.

Our range of support services actively ensure that the people who use our services gain a sence of independence and confidence within the communitiy.

Combined, our care and support services are one of the largest, directly managed in Wales. In 2015 we provided care and support services for over 4,700 people.

Closing Date:
25/10/2017

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