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Personal Assistants Required

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Dundee
  • Closing 5th July 2019

A personal assistant is needed to support a young woman who has physical and learning disabilities and lives in Dundee. Personal care, practical help and support in the community are required.

I am a 43 year-old wheelchair user, who has cerebral palsy, MS and learning disability. I live with my parents and attend a day centre. I like to socialise in the evenings and at weekends. I have a good sense of humour and can communicate well. I am looking for a personal assistant, who will help me to be as independent as possible and who is fun-loving.”

Place of Work

At the employer’s home and out in the community. Wheelchair adapted car available for use during work hours.

Hours

10 hours per week, 40 weeks of the year: Saturday 12:00-17:00 & Sunday 12:00-17:00

Main Duties

The Personal Assistant will be expected to do the following tasks:

  • Transport to and assist with activities, e.g .shopping, cinema, theatre, outings etc.;
  • Help with feeding;
  • Assistance with personal care.

Responsibilities

  • You must respect the confidentiality of your employer at all times.
  • You must be willing to undertake basic training as required.
  • You should be willing to provide cover for other personal assistants
  • Holidays and sickness absence if required

Car driver and non-smoker essential.

Reliability and flexibility essential.

Please note that the successful applicant will need to become a PVG Scheme member for this position. The PVG Scheme replaces Enhanced Disclosure for individuals working with Vulnerable Groups. If you are successful, we can supply an application form for you to become a scheme member.

The SDS Support Service exists to support people to employ their own Personal Assistants and/or purchase services using direct payments. As an organisation we are not the employer, but assist people to look for staff if they need them. If you are employed, your contract will be with the person in receipt of the direct payment and not with Dundee Carers Centre or the SDS Support Service.

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Team Leader

  • Full time
  • £28,063 – £30,536
  • Dundee
  • Closing 14th January 2019

You will work as part of the Carers Support Team to provide leadership and support to a multi-disciplinary team of staff and volunteers. Creating and developing partnerships in localities including carers, voluntary and statutory partners, sharing learning and providing leadership and line management for front line Carer Support Team staff.

Post holders will be required to join the PVG scheme.

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Top job! Convenor and Trustees

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Dundee
  • Closing 19th April 2019

Dundee Carers Centre is a thriving and innovative local charity providing information and support services for disabled people and carers. We are looking to recruit the following to join our Board of Trustees:

Convenor

The Convenor will facilitate and lead the Board of Trustees in overseeing the execution of organisation’s mission and vision. The Convenor will provide inclusive leadership to the Board of Trustees and work with all Trustees and the Company Secretary to ensure that the individual members of the Board fulfil their duties and responsibilities for the effective governance of the charity.

Trustees

The Trustee role ensures that the organisation continues to build on the Charity’s reputation, ensuring sound financial management and setting overall policy and direction as well as evaluating performance.

You will be required to join the PVG scheme.

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Personal Care Assistant

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Dundee
  • Closing 24th May 2019

Do you appreciate our feline friends? Interested in a Personal Care Assistant job?

If you have answered YES to both of these questions – please read on and apply if you seem to fit the bill.

Personal Care Assistants are required for woman living in family home in Dundee. To Assist with personal care and daily living tasks. They must have good communication skills. Females only need apply as permitted under Schedule 9, part 1 of the Equality Act 2010.

You will be joining an already established team and will be required for the weekend. The hours are Saturday and Sunday 10am – 12 noon and 10pm – 11pm. You must also be available to cover through the week if one of the other PA’s are sick or on holiday.

The SDS Support Service exists to support people to employ their own Personal Assistants and/or purchase services using direct payments. As an organisation we are not the employer, but assist people to look for staff if they need them. If you are employed, your contract will be with the person in receipt of the direct payment and not with Dundee Carers Centre or the SDS Support Service.

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