Personal Assistant

Published
10/05/2018
Location
Bessacarr, Doncaster
Category
Job Type
Gender preference
Male
Rate of pay
£8.50 per hour
Night work required?
No
Weekend work required?
Yes
Daytime availability
All Day
PA required for help with:
Social activities, Attending appointments, Other - see below
Would prefer PA trained in:
Medication awareness, Other - see below
I have pet(s)
No
I am a smoker
No

Description

Support worker / personal assistant

This post is available for an immediate start for the right candidate.
At least 2 x 12 hour shifts The shifts are currently consecutive days, starting 8.00 hrs. and finishing 20.00 hrs. The days worked are part of a rota shared by two other personal assistants and the days worked aim to share week days and weekends equally between staff. Extra hours will be available to cover for absences and holidays.

Experience as a lone worker is essential.

Attributes:

Emotional intelligence/ good listening skills
A natural curiosity about mental health
Person-centred approach to care
Innovative adventurous approach coupled with a knowledge of positive risk assessment
A knowledge of mindfulness techniques
Parenting skills and family dynamics awareness
Respect for cultural differences.
A knowledge of depression/anxiety/phobias/dependency/self-worth/self-esteem/self-motivation
Use of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy techniques (CBT) in the treatment of schizophrenia.

As part of their continuing professional development Support Workers will be expected to attend relevant courses such as the one listed below.
Ncfe. Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems.
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