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Personal Care Assistant - GE/FM

Job reference GE/FM
Contract type Permanent
Location Plymouth PL5
Hours 10.5 hours per week, need to be flexible to cover more hours if needed
Hourly rate £7.85
Closing Date Thursday 31st May 2018

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

The below posts complies with section 7 (2) (b) of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975

 

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

Hours: 10.5 hours per week, need to be flexible to cover more hours if needed

Pay: £7.85 per hour                        

A personal assistant is required for a male service user living in the PL5 area of Plymouth. The employer is looking for a personal assistant who is able to assist with personal care, morning routine, showering, food prep as well as feeding, night time routine and support him to attend social activities in the community and medical appointments. The employer is looking for a PA who is able to drive and has some experience in care and hoist training. Further training can be provided. The ideal candidate will be honest, reliable and resilient.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The employer is in a wheelchair and you will be required to lift him in and out of your vehicle.
  • Personal care is required, assisting client with showering and getting dressed in the mornings
  • Assisting client with bedtime routine
  • Double up’s in the morning to help the client get ready
  • You will be using a hoist
  • Helping with food and drinks preparation
  • Prompting with medication
  • Assisting with bed rests during the day
  • Any other reasonable task to allow the service user to live independently

Essential requirements:

  • Driver and car owner
  • Enhanced DBS required. Cost met by employer
  • Legally entitled to work in the U.K

Desirable requirements:

  • Experience in health & social care
  • Be able to work well in a team

 

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