Exciting assignment as a personal assistant
Umeå, Sverige
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position Personal Assistant
Work model On location
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The disability care service in Umeå municipality wants to be a resource in proximity and interaction that frees and strengthens people's ability to live an independent life. People under the age of 65 who have a disability and extensive need for support and assistance can apply for personal assistance. A personal assistant helps someone with basic needs, such as eating, dressing, washing and communicating. The assistance is individually adapted and should provide increased opportunities for people with disabilities to live an independent life. Now we are looking for four stable and reliable personal assistants who are close to laughing! The user tells I am a woman who wants to discover the world and is looking for you who can talk about everything and is not afraid of strong or difficult feelings. I appreciate humor, laughter and crazy antics. As a result of the trauma, I suffer from flashbacks, nightmares, body memories and panic attacks. In these moments, I need the help and support of my assistants. Your work assignments You will support and assist a 40-year-old female user who has complex PTSD. Your primary task is to help the user with stress regulation, emotional management and to find strategies to act constructively in difficult situations. You also follow along on activities. It can be about everything from outdoor activities to shopping. As an assistant, you are welcome to share your interest in being out in nature. The assignment does not include personal hygiene. About you We are looking for you who are stable and confident in yourself. You radiate calmness to those around you and stay collected and focused in stressful situations. You see challenges where others see obstacles and stand firm when it storms. The work requires that you have good judgement, personal maturity and that you can act constructively in difficult situations. You need to show great commitment and have an interest in working with behavioral changes. It is important that neither you nor anyone close to you smoke because the user has asthma. The personal chemistry between you and the user is important, therefore personal suitability is highly valued. It is desirable that you have training in pedagogy or social work, for example sociologist, treatment pedagogue or equivalent. You are welcome to have experience of working with traumatized people, as well as with people with self-harming behavior and autism. Miscellaneous 4 seats, 70-100%. The work shifts are long and arranged day/evening or evening/night, as well as weekends. Welcome with your application! About Umeå municipality Umeå municipality is the region's largest employer with over 13,000 employees. The municipality has approximately 440 managers and the operation is divided into eight administrations. Our jobs and our value base are based on citizen focus, openness, trust and continuous improvement. Umeå is a cultural city in constant development. In order to meet the goal of 200,000 inhabitants in 2050, we need more people working for growth and welfare. We know that differences enrich and welcome everyone to apply for a job with us. In the next ten years, we will hire around a thousand employees every year. Do you want to become one of us? Umeå municipality is part of three administrative areas for Finnish, Meänkieli and Sami www.umea.se/minoriteter. As an employee with us in Umeå municipality, you can take advantage of a number of benefits. Take advantage of our benefits https://umea.se/jobbochforetagande/jobbochpraktik/kommunensomarbetsgivare/varaformaner.4.1b4d24fb1752122eb843bf.html Do you sell ads or offer recruitment support? Please, do not contact the municipality about it! We select and contact the companies we collaborate with ourselves.
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Umeå is a place where the creativity of a vibrant city is surrounded by unspoiled nature in all directions. Our city offers incredible gastronomic experiences and world-renowned cultural institutions and festivals. Abounding in creativity, culture, and state-of-the-art research and academic institutions, Umeå welcomes the curious and creative. We offer a work-life-balance and an unmatched interplay between a dynamic urban environment and boundless nature.

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Umeå is a place where the creativity of a vibrant city is surrounded by unspoiled nature in all directions. Our city offers incredible gastronomic experiences and world-renowned cultural institutions and festivals. Abounding in creativity, culture, and state-of-the-art research and academic institutions, Umeå welcomes the curious and creative. We offer a work-life-balance and an unmatched interplay between a dynamic urban environment and boundless nature.
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