Female* Personal Care Assistant DP712
£10.20 an hr
•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.
Mondays 10:30 – 22:00
Wednesdays 10:30 – 22:00
Saturday 12:00 – 0:00
Sundays 12:00 – 17:00
Possible Bank cover
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.
DUTIES AND RESPONSBILITIES
•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
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
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
•Some care experience.
•Able to work long hours.
•Don’t mind covering holidays or sickness.