Job Title: Female * Personal Assistant/Support Worker

Location:    Faygate     

Hourly rate: £10

Reference:   LR6228      

Hours/shifts:

20 hours per week, Monday – Friday 15:00-19:00

 Summary

 

  • PA/Support Worker required to support my 5 year old daughter who is, non verbal,    a wheelchair user and PEG fed.
  • Duties include personal care including PEG feeding and medication administration and professional training will be provided  plus accessing  the community.
  • Applications considered for all or part of the shifts offered.

 

"Exemption is claimed under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9”      

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

 

Personal Care

  • Nappy changing as required.
  • Dressing and undressing/ helping with buttons and fastenings.
  • Mealtimes feeding my daughter (training will be provided).
  • Administering medication (training will be provided)

 Social:   

Whilst on duty at the employer’s home engage my daughter with music and story time.

Accompany employer’s daughter in her wheelchair to the local park on occasion.

Person specification

The successful applicant will be:

Female * due to personal care needs 

Respectful of the employer’s privacy and confidentiality

  • 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
  • Honest and cheerful
  • Creative
  • Able to speak and read English to a reasonable standard
  • Legally permitted to work in the United Kingdom
  • Able to work at all times to high standards of Health & Safety

Previous experience preferred but this is not as essential as a kind and common sense approach to these roles. Training will be given.