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Your Norfolk summer 2019

Are you a personal assistant carer (PA) or looking for a career as a PA?

Norfolk County Council is offering new training opportunities for anyone interested in becoming a PA, or PAs wanting to improve and develop their skills.

The training is free for those earning under £15,736 (£16,009 from 1 September 2019) and resident in the UK/EU/ EEA for three years.

Provided through our adult learning service, the training consists of workshops and online learning. The industry standard qualification includes: positive handling, safeguarding, health and safety, epilepsy awareness, lone working and dealing with conflict.

Find out more and book www.norfolk.gov.uk/patraining

To help PAs find work and people to search for a PA, there’s an
easy-to-use online register at www.norfolk.gov.uk/paregister

PAs can advertise the services they offer free of charge.

It’s all part of our new Direct Payment Support Service (DPSS), which supports people who receive direct payments to pay
for their care.

For more information www.norfolk.gov.uk/dpss
or call 01603 223392.

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