Personal Carer required in the area of Braishfield – near Romsey
We are a family of 5 based in Braishfield who require a warm, friendly, caring and well organised personal assistant to assist with the regular morning routine for our profoundly disabled 12 year old daughter. She needs support with her personal care from 6:45am Monday to Friday so she is ready to be collected for school at 8:15am. In addition to the regular morning routine there will be flexible opportunities for further hours at the weekend and on school holidays.

Main morning routine/duties:
• Undressing, dressing, washing or bathing
• Administering medications, administering water via a gastro tube
• Feeding breakfast (oral)
• Using hoist/specialist chairs/wheelchairs (training will be giving)
Essential knowledge & skills
• Able to learn/understand the needs of a disabled person
• Honest, trustworthy, reliable with good timekeeping
• Self-motivated, able to follow instructions and work on own initiative
• Able to work to high standards, remaining hygienic and tidy
• Able to speak good standard of English
• Female applicants only
• Eligible to work in the UK,
• Successful applicant has to undergo a DBS checked, paid for by the employer
Desirable knowledge/skills
• Experience of providing personal care and working with disabled children (informal experience considered e.g. experience gained as family member, friend etc.)
Pay: £9.50 - £9.80 per hour dependant on experience
Holiday pay: The successful applicant will be entitled to 5.6 weeks holiday pay
Working hours:
06:45 – 08:15 Monday – Friday with potential for further hours at the weekend and on school holidays.