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- 398 days ago
Active Assistance, a UK based care agency in Sevenoaks, Kent provides live-in and live-out care services for physically disabled adults and children. We specialise in supporting people with spinal cord injury and neurological conditions across England and Wales .
Personal Assistants / Carers are required to provide live-in services to our clients in their own homes, enabling them to live independently. Duties include personal care, shopping, driving, cooking and housekeeping.
An ideal role for newly qualified Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Health and Social Care and Psychology graduates.
Benefits of the role
Free five day award winning training course and accommodation in Sevenoaks, Kent (approx 30 minutes from London). Previous care experience not needed.
Paid travel to and from live-in assignments
Free food & accommodation when working
Flexible working patterns to suit you, ranging from one to three weeks
Regular breaks which enable you to gain a good work- life balance
Opportunities to gain a nationally recognised qualification in Health and Social Care
Earning potential of up to £22,000 per annum ( based on working 21 days a month)
Aged 21 or over
Valid full driving licence and driving experience
Enthusiastic, committed and have excellent communication skills ( good English
To apply please go to the following link or call us on 01732 749175
Beata Qualified Physiotherapist Whilst studying Physiotherapy I worked as a PA with people with spinal cord injury and Muscular Dystrophy. This gave me invaluable experience and an understanding of challenges that clients face in their own home. It also gave me an opportunity to see how professionals work together in the community. The PA experience enabled me to find a direction in my career and I am now working as a Care Service Manager for Active Assistance which I find to be a fulfilling and rewarding professional practice.
Active Assistance is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and children. All applicants must be willing to undergo the appropriate screening, including checks with past employers and an Enhanced Disclosure via the Criminal Records Bureau.
This position is exempt from the Employment Equality (Age) Regulations 2006 as per section 8(2).