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Personal Care Assistant - CH/EP

Job reference CH/EP
Location Langport TA10
Hourly rate £10
Closing Date Friday 01st June 2018

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

Job Overview:

Personal assistant / buddy required to provide social opportunities and activities to a 10 year old boy with physical disabilities and some visual impairments. 

Main Duties:

  • Providing social opportunities to be agreed with family – swimming, going to the park, outings etc.
  • Some personal care involved with assisting with buttons and dressing after swimming
  • Driving client which will include loading and unloading manual wheelchair from car

Hourly Rate:

£10 per hour 

Hours

3 hours per week and more during school holidays 

Key Skills
Approachable, cheerfulness, punctuality, understands the need for autonomy and independence, reliability, organisational skills, listening skills, communication skills, empathic, supportive, sense of humour

Ideal Candidate:

  • Car driver with use of own car
  • Experience in working with children, ideally those with special educational needs or behavioural issues.
  • Willing to administer emergency injection medication – full training will be provided
  • Local to the Langport area
  • Enhanced DBS Check (this will be arranged by us)
  • Legally Able To Work in UK

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

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