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Personal Assistant

Job Reference: 15265WAR1432256WM8

Expiry Date: 21st March 2024

Location: Alcester Warwickshire, West Midlands
Hourly Rate of pay: £12.50
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours per week: 8 hours
Applicants must be 18 years of age or over.

When you are Required

Specific days/times required:
• Saturday, 9 till 1
• Sunday, 9 till 1

About the Employer

Our son is a 16 year old with complex needs needing long term care and support . we need someone to spend time with him at the weekends to give us some respite hours

Employer Disability and Health Conditions
• Mobility / Physical • Vision • Cognitive / Learning

Epilepsy, cerebal palsy, blindness and is peg fed and on long term ventilation

The employer's hobbies and interests:
• being read to • sensory lights• music

Other relevant information
• The individual has allergies. dairy, fish & honey. • The individual keeps pets in the home.2 x dogs and 2x cats.

About the Role

Duties and Responsibilities
• Support and/or prompt with personal care. This may include toileting, showering/bathing, getting in and out of bed, getting dressed.
• Support and/or prompt with cooking/meal preparation and eating meals/drinks.
• Develop a good and trusting one to one working relationship.

Only candidates aged 18 or over should apply for this position as you will be required to administer medication.

The individuals needs may vary from day to day and your tasks may reflect this. You could be required to perform other duties as reasonably required.

You have a responsibility as an employee to report all accidents to the employer immediately. You have a duty to report defects and / or hazards which may give rise to an accident. You are to ensure the safety of the individual at all times.

Due to the nature of the work for which you are applying, this post is subject to a satisfactory DBS disclosure (costs will be covered).

Required Skills

• Be honest, reliable, trustworthy and punctual.• Maintain confidentiality and respect privacy, including the prohibited use of social media in relation to the job role.
• To be able to work on own initiative.
• To be able to follow instructions accurately.
• Be patient, supportive and caring.
• Previous caring experience is essential.
• Previous experience in childcare/special needs is essential.
• Be self-motivated with a willingness to get involved.

Required Training
Successful candidates are required to undertake any training that is considered necessary and appropriate to the role.

Moving and Handling. Training will be provided by the employer.
Epilepsy. Training will be provided by the employer.
Peg Feed. Training will be provided by the employer.

Does this position interest you?

This advert may close before the stated date if sufficient applications are received.

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