Location: Worthing / Hourly rate: £13 per hour / Reference: D3675a

● Personal Care Assistant(s)/ Carer(s) required to help an 18 year old man with Duchenne muscular dystrophy go to bed in Findon Valley

● The role involves helping him go to bed 5 nights a week. This usually takes around 60 minutes and includes hoisting using a ceiling track, changing into night clothes, helping him go to the loo, settling him into bed, giving him his medication and fitting his non-invasive ventilation mask. Hours are 22.00 to 23.00, Monday to Friday.

Up to 5 hours a week

Other Requirements
Must have a UK driving licence
Must have access to own vehicle
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.

The successful applicant will be:

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
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.