Female* Personal Care Assistant DP712

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DP712

Waterlooville

Part Time

£10.20 an hr

Summary

I am a lively disabled woman with quadriplegic athetoid Cerebral Palsy and have a speech impairment.

Due to my condition require the use of an electric wheelchair to enable me to live my life to the full.

I need assistance with all aspects of my personal care at all times. 

The job is varied as I live a full and busy life.

I am looking for people who are flexible (when needed), non-judgemental, able to be appropriately professional in a more formal environment and able to support me to live my life exactly how I choose.

The job can be hard at times, but also with the element of fun.

 

Hours/Shifts

Mondays 10:30 – 22:00

Wednesdays 10:30 – 22:00

Saturday 12:00 – 0:00

Sundays 12:00 – 17:00

Possible Bank cover too  

Other Requirements

Must be comfortable with pets

Must have a UK driving licence

All applicants must be willing to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check

Successful applicants will be entitled to Holiday pay and will be issued employment contracts.

 

Description

Typical duties

DUTIES AND RESPONSBILITIES

Personal Care

Experience of hoisting/manual handling essential

Preparation of food and drink when required

Assisting me with eating and drinking

Supporting me to access my technology, computer and environmental

 

Person specification

The successful applicant will be:

Female * due to personal care needs

respectful of the employer’s privacy and confidentiality

Outgoing personality with friendly caring approach

To be flexible and be able to work long shifts

Genuine desire to help people

Non smoker

Driving license required for day shifts

Reliable with good time-keeping

Able to both follow instructions and work on own initiative

Hygienic, tidy minded and well organised

Fit and healthy to undertake the required duties

Patience and possess excellent interpersonal skills

Be able to speak and understand English to a good standard due to speech difficulties 

Legally permitted to work in the United Kingdom

Able to work at all times to high standards of Health & Safety

Previous experience is not essential but will be an advantage

Female.

Driver.

Non smoker.

Some care experience.

Flexible.

Able to work long hours.

Don’t mind covering holidays or sickness.

Like pets.