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Personal Care Assistants - DW/LK

Job reference DW/LK
Contract type Permanent
Location Devizes, SN10
Hourly rate £12.50
Closing Date Thursday 28th September 2017

To apply please email a CV to

Part time carers/personal assistants to join a small friendly team caring for a man with Motor Neuron Disease.

Do you have a positive outlook on life, a friendly disposition and good sense of humour?  Would you like to work with someone who is physically disabled but mentally very astute? Would you be able to help him remain positive and motivated?  You could be the person we are looking for.

Position One

Minimum of 16 hours per week to include one waking night.
Position Two and Three
Minimum of 12 hours per week, to include one evening.

There will be opportunities for overtime.

Main Duties

  • To provide support and care as outlined in the individual care plans which will include:
  • Personal care of an intimate nature such as showering, dressing and toileting.
  • Administering medicines and food through a RIG.
  • Prescribed interventions to support breathing through use of ventilator and cough assist machines.
  • To use and help maintain a range of essential equipment.
  • To monitor and maintain stock levels of medicines, feed and equipment spares.
  • To ensure that the environment is kept clean, tidy and safe.
  • To drive an adapted vehicle when required.
  • To undertake all necessary training.
  • To follow work schedules, health and safety guidelines and safeguarding protocols.
  • To liaise with health professionals when required.

This will include some lone work after completion of training and probationary period has been completed.

Ideal Candidate:

  • Reliable, honest, and trustworthy
  • Full Driving Licence
  • Physical ability to care for a disabled adult
  • Ability to plan, organize, and multitask with minimal supervision
  • Positive attitude to life and a good sense of humour
  • Experience of working in the care industry, NVQ Level 2 (desirable)
  • 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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