Personal Assistants, Lisburn

Location UK / Antrim

Job Type Temporary part-time

Salary See description

Updated 1 week ago

Reference 1434296

 Job Description

Positive Futures is the leading charity for people with a learning disability, acquired brain injury or autistic spectrum condition and their families.


  • Do you believe that people with disabilities have the same rights as everybody else?

  • Do you believe they should have the same choices?

  • Do you want a job where you can really make a difference?

 

We have these vacancies within our Family Support and Self Directed Support Services in Lisburn:

 

Personal Assistants

£8.50 per hour

 

Shifts are as and when required. Contracted hours may be available for those able to commit to regular and consistent support. Support hours will mostly be between 2-10pm Monday to Friday and daytime hours at the weekend. On occasion flexibility with support hours will be expected to meet the needs of people we support.

 

You will support adults and/or children with a learning disability, acquired brain injury or autistic spectrum condition to take part in activities which meet their individual needs and aspirations. We provide social opportunities and a range of activities such as arts and crafts, cookery, swimming, sports, eating out, accompanying the people we support to the cinema or soft play area, bowling, and going to the shops. We pride ourselves on being a person centred service and therefore our activities are planned around the likes, interests and abilities of the people we support.

 

 

You will need

  • Experience of supporting individuals with a learning disability, acquired brain injury or autistic spectrum condition

  • A full driving licence and access to a car insured for business purposes* to transport people supported

     

    * Consideration will be given to those candidates unable to meet this criteria due to a disability

 

To find out more, or apply online, please visit our website: www.positive-futures.net before midnight on 25 August 2019.  

 

Interviews: 10 September 2019  

 

Tel: 028 9147 5720

 

Registered with The Charity Commission for Northern Ireland (NIC101385)

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer

Positive Futures operates a Smoke Free workplace.