Care Assistant / Passenger Assistant

  • VO67557


Description

This opportunity is about building relationships with our members and to help them carry out everyday tasks within the day care centre. Your Role would be to support and encourage our clients in their activities assisting them with mobilisation and general comfort. Communicating with them and help them build their confidence and self-esteem. You would also be required to assist on our buses by helping passengers get on and off the vehicle ensure they are secure along with any wheelchairs, baggag

Organisation aims and objectives

To provide a day services for older people, frail older people and people with dementia in the South East Edinburgh area. Also provides social, recreational and educational opportunities for young adults who are effected by a disability or have special needs.

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4 hours per week

Restrictions

Experience required: Must be friendly with a caring disposition, Good communication skills, Understanding around confidentiality, good sense of humour and a caring nature.
Travel details: Libertus Services, 20 Gracemount Drive, Edinburgh, EH16 6RN. (Off Captain's Road, opposite Gracemount Leisure Centre) LRT Buses No's - 7, 11 and 18 stop nearby on Captain's Road.
Minimum age: 16

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Travel expenses will be paid weekly.
Training details: Induction training will provide volunteers with an opportunity to discuss their role and responsibilities and to be familiar with relevant organisational policies. Training opportunities relevant to the position will be available.

Last updated 17 days ago

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