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  • SDS Options Fife - Personal Assistant (SDS/MD/27848)

    Created: 14/03/2023
    News/Events Category: Job Vacancies

    Post: Personal Assistant

    Reference: SDS/MD/27848

    Hours: Social activity assistance. 5 hours a week to start (split over 2-3 weekdays after school) with the potential of more hours on the weekends

    Salary: £10.50 per hour

    Location: St Andrews

    Contract: Permanent

    Qualifications required: PVG required - This role requires an enhanced check through PVG (Protecting Vulnerable Groups)

    Essential requirements: Kind, caring, and a good sense of humour. 

    SDS Options Fife is looking for a support worker/ personal assistants to help a 10 year old boy with his after school activities. The individual has a learning difficulty and Autism, which means he has no sense of danger/risks therefore requires supervision and encouragement to participate in new activities. He is also non-verbal.

    The client enjoys walks, going to the park and keeping busy.

    SDS is looking for someone with a calm, friendly and who is enthusiastic. You must have experience working with autistic people.

    Applicants must have a caring attitude, a good sense of humour, and be reliable with a positive and flexible approach to work. Ideally, the team would like a short statement enclosed with your CV stating a little about yourself. You must be able to drive and be willing to be slowly introduced to him initially to build up the relationship.

    This role requires an enhanced check through PVG (Protecting Vulnerable Groups).

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Supervising and accompanying to social activities
    • Supervision and guidance around toileting hygiene etc
    • Build relationship slowly
    • Accompany to park and for walks

    For more information, check out this Person Specification. To apply for this post please submit a copy of your CV quoting the job reference number above by:

    • E-mail: [email protected] or
    • Post:  SDS Options (Fife), DPHS Fife, Caledonia House, Pentland Park, Saltire Centre, Glenrothes, Fife, KY6 2AQ

    Closing date: Apply any-time

    SDS Options Fife is advertising this vacancy on behalf of our client and is not the employer and cannot endorse any applicant and/or employer.

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