Nottingham, East Midlands
Location: Nottingham NG11
Hourly Rate: £11.62
Hours Per Week: Various hours available, daytime hours, as well as 13 hour waking night shifts.
Vacancy Type: Permanent
Job Reference: SOLOVPW
ABOUT THE ROLE
I am a 6-year-old female who lives at home with my family. I was born with a rare condition called Ectopia cordis, which means that I was born with my heart outside of my chest wall. I have a number of complex needs and I am nonverbal which can make communication difficult. I am looking for team of Personal Assistants with a caring, patient nature to join my team and get to know me, understanding my complex needs and ways of communicating as well as respecting my family home.
You will be supported to get to know my unique set of requirements, covering all aspects of personal and medical care supporting with PEG feeding, Respiratory needs, medication, epilepsy care, mobility and communication, as well as simply getting to know me at my own pace and supporting me to remain happy and safe.
You will be required to get to know myself and the team- through meetings, shadowing, and a bespoke training programme. You will receive all mandatory training and specialised training annually.
You will need to be a calm, friendly and fun, flexible and unphased by my health needs and situations which you may need to support me with. I require 1:1 waking night support to ensure I remain safe and well overnight whilst supporting me with my complex respiratory needs, as well as support during the day when I am not at school.
In return for your dedication, you’ll receive a competitive rate of pay in addition to:
● 5.6 weeks holiday per year (pro-rata for part-time positions).
● Company pension scheme after 3 months’ service, subject to the scheme rules.
● Opportunity to join our Cash Back Health Plan, after successful completion of the probation period.
● Free training and development for all roles.
● Access to wellbeing and support tools.
● ‘Star of the Month’ rewards and ‘Long Service Awards’.
And so much more!
All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and are exempt from the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. As part of our Safer Recruitment practices, any offer of employment will be conditional pending receipt of two satisfactory references (see our Safer Recruitment Policy for more information).
Solo Support Services recognises that everyone has the right to be safe from abuse and neglect. We will actively promote the safety, health and well-being of everyone in our care by fostering an honest, open, caring and supportive climate within the organisation. We believe that safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility.
HOW TO APPLY
If you are interested in applying for the position, please send a covering letter and your CV to email@example.com