Part Time Personal Care Assistants

Job Title: Part Time Personal Care Assistants
Contract Type: Flexible
Location: Islington
Salary: London living wage
Job Published: January 28, 2019 15:35

Job Description

Alternative part time work experience opportunity for psychology grad students:

Disabled person with severe dissociative identity disorder. A wheelchair user with complex physical and mental health conditions. Would involve working in their home and enabling them to be in the community. To help reduce trauma and help them stay in the present moment. Their interests vary, from crafts, art, architecture, disability activism, to jewellery making. They identify as gender neutral and you must be LGBTQ friendly. They have a care package from local authority.

As well as personal care they will need support in dealing with flashbacks and triggers, you will be working with different identities who experience the body and disabilities in different ways.  Monthly 90 minute sessions with a MBACP accredited and HCPC registered Psychotherapist will be provided. This is a combination of supervision, psychoeducation, consultancy and emotional support. Interesting opportunity if interested in disability, emotions and mental health, specifically dissociative identity disorder and trauma. Three-part time personal assistant jobs available at London living wage. They live in Islington.

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