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Personal Care Assistant - IS/LK

Job reference IS/LK
Contract type Permanent
Location Bristol BS16
Hours 15
Hourly rate £9
Closing Date Friday 20th April 2018

To apply please email a CV to recruitmentdp@enhamtrust.org.uk

As part of our Information Advice and Guidance Service we support disabled people to employ their own staff as Personal Assistants. This vacancy is not a role within Enham Trust but an excellent opportunity to work directly for one of our customers.

We are looking for a Personal Assistant who can work as a team to support with the care of a young teenage boy who has disabilities. This role will include providing assistance with all aspects of daily living and includes some light domestic tasks relating to the child.

Main Duties:

To assist with all aspects of Personal Care to a high standard including:

  • Washing/bathing, dressing/undressing, oral hygiene and presentation
  • To assist with toileting
  • To assist with feeding and drinking
  • Hoisting from bed to chair (training will be given)
  • Ensuring good positioning and comfort are essential
  • To interact with the child to create stimulating, nurturing and safe environment for play.
  • Cleaning of equipment relating to the child
  • Light domestic tasks e.g. making bed/changing bed linen, putting clean clothes in storage provided.

Ideal Candidate:

  • Understanding of children and young people
  • Experience of caring for children with a disability
  • Reliable, honest, and trustworthy
  • Kind and caring nature, lots of patience
  • Physical ability to care for a young child
  • Good observational skills
  • Sense of fun, able to create a stimulating environment and encourage play
  • Enhanced DBS Check
  • Legally Able To Work in UK

Hours

5.30 - 8.30pm Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday

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