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Female Support Worker / Personal Care Assistant (nights) - PW/LK

Job reference PW/LK
Contract type Permanent
Location Bournemouth BH11
Hours 72 hours per month
Hourly rate £9
Closing Date Thursday 28th September 2017

To apply please email a CV to

Job Overview:
Care Assistant to work as part of a 24 hour care team, for lady with learning disability and epilepsy, who is a wheelchair user.
To support with mobility needs and all aspects of personal care, assisting the client to live as independently and happily as possible, in own home.

Saturdays and Sundays, waking night duty, for 3 weekends a month 7.30 pm to 7.30 am

Rate of Pay
£9ph whilst in training, then £10ph

Main Duties:

To provide support and care which will include:

  • support with food/drink preparation and assistance with feeding/drinking
  • administration of medication
  • bowel management
  • medication administration
  • act as an escort to outings and with activities
  • support with exercise and socialising
  • support to transfer in/out of the car and chair
  • pushing/lifting wheelchair
  • support in/out of car
  • assist with rollator walking
  • ability to plan, organize, and multitask with minimal supervision
  • encourage client to participate/fulfil daily routines, maintain confidence & independence
  • good hygiene standards required to clean related equipment also general light household duties e.g. bed changes/laundry/vacuuming

Ideal Candidate:

  • Dedication, patience, reliable, honest, and trustworthy
  • Able to work alone or as part of a team
  • Good record keeping skills
  • Physical ability to work in a caring role
  • Full Drivers Licence
  • Enhanced DBS Check
  • Legally Able To Work in UK

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.

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