Relief Personal Assistant
Surrey - Kingston & Sutton
For supporting – £9.18 (plus 12.07% payment in lieu of holiday £10.29)
For non-contact i.e. shadowing, training etc. - £7.95 (plus 12.07% payment in lieu of holiday £8.91)
Where appropriate, Hft hourly rates will increase in accordance with the National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage as from April 2017
We are looking for enthusiastic and capable people to join the team working in our Surrey Service. You will be responsible for facilitating a spectrum of learning, community and employment activities; therefore interest or skills in areas such as ICT, Sports, Cookery and the Arts would be beneficial. You could also be responsible for supporting people on a 1:1 basis within these activities or independently within the community.
Experience working in learning disability services and previous involvement in planning and facilitating activities is desirable. We would also welcome people who have experience in supporting people with complex and challenging needs.
You will need good verbal and written communication skills and to be competent using IT for communication, recording and training purposes. The successful candidate will be expected to work confidently on their own initiative and also as part of a team.
Personal qualities are as important as qualifications, however, the successful candidate will either already have or be prepared to undertake Health and Social Care Diploma/NVQ Level 2 or equivalent and willing to drive Hft vehicles for the purpose of work.
Closing Date: Friday 31st March 2017
Interview Date: This is an ongoing recruitment campaign and interviews will take place on a regular basis.
Hft's usual terms and conditions apply.
Hft is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
Successful applicants will need to undertake an enhanced disclosure check against the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Having a criminal record may not bar you from employment.