Job Reference: 114CG Expires: 15th December 2017
A reliable and dedicated Personal Care Assistant is required for a young woman in her thirties with complex medical needs who lives within the family home alongside her parents. The client uses an electric wheelchair and is ventilator dependant via a tracheotomy.
This is a wonderful opportunity to support a dynamic social butterfly with a physical disability.
Full contract provided with generous holiday allowance and semi-flexible working hours. Competitive salary and beautiful rural location as your office.
Main duties would include proactive support and companionship both within the home and on local social outings. Personal care such as feeding and washing will be part of the day to day routine alongside medical care including but not limited to; tracheostomy, ventilator and spinal injuries care which will be taught as the role progresses and always at a rate with which both the successful candidate and client are comfortable with. Supporting the client on hospital visits will be required as medical care competency increases. The role includes support with daily living such as shopping and accessing the community. The role may evolve in the future to require some overnight shifts. The opportunity to accompany the client on holiday within the UK will be required as the role progresses.
A positive, kind and fun-loving personality is a must. The successful candidate will be a capable individual able to demonstrate a holistic approach to care. A willingness to learn and confidence to ask if unsure of a task is essential. Clean driving licence and car driver essential. Care experience not required as full training will be given.
Excellent references are required and the role is dependent on successful completion of DBS checks.
10 a.m. until 4 p.m.