Personal Assistant – Specialised Care

Full Time

REF: P/ASS/BK/20/93

Londonderry/Derry, Northern Ireland

Job description

We are seeking to recruit personal assistants with experience to provide creative support to allow a young person with a learning disability to reach their full potential.

As a personal assistant you will form part of a small team who will work a variety of hours on an 8-week rota pattern to include over nights.

As a Personal Assistant you will be helping with personal care and offering support with cooking and general day-to-day life routines and activities. This young person enjoys an active outdoor lifestyle and requires personal assistants who enjoy being in the outdoors and walking in all weathers.

We are seeking positive, assertive individuals who are emotionally resilient and able to manage challenging behaviours and are willing to make a long-term commitment to this specialised and complex care package.

Specialised and specific training will be provided and all personal assistants will receive supervision and management support.

Successful candidates will be offered industry leading salaries and benefits.


  • Full driving licence and access to a motor vehicle
  • Great communication skills
  • Able to promote and deliver person centered care
  • Able to promote dignity and respect when delivering care
  • Be well organised/professional/caring
  • Interested in working in the community within Health & Social Care
  • Care about the community they live in


QCF level 3 in H & SC


Additional Information

NW Care wishes to ensure equal opportunity is given to all job applicants.  This company will not discriminate on the grounds of gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, political opinion, marital status, age or disability.

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