Esstta ref#3640

Hours

9

Rate Of Pay

10

Per

Hour

Brief Requirements

Personal Assistant required to support a disabled young lady at home, for 9hrs per week on Saturdays plus possible bank hours (morning/afternoon/evening shifts).

Person Specification

1. Attainments:
Essential: Effective verbal and written skills.
Essential: Over 25.
Essential: Able to drive a manual vehicle.
Desirable: Previous care experience.

2. Knowledge
Essential: Ability to undertake appropriate training in order to understand role and requirements.
Essential: Ability to support individual and provide high standards of care.
Desirable: Clear understanding of issues relating to vulnerable, disabled clients, or those with additional needs.

3. Disposition
Essential: An attitude towards others based on respect, dignity and equality.
Essential: Ability to work along or as a team member.
Essential: Kind, caring and compassionate.

4. Circumstances
Essential: Willing to meet the needs of clients according to individual care plans and in a manner appropriate to their lifestyle.

5. Duties
Pet care (dog and cats) i.e. feeding, walking, grooming.
To help and assist with personal care.
To undertake/assist domestic responsibilities e.g. laundry, cleaning.
Supporting access to social activities.

Main Description

The client has deteriorating osteoporosis and Spinal Muscular Atrophy. She requires 24/7 care to allow her to live independently. The client is looking for kind and caring individuals to assist her independence.

The role will include supporting the client with personal care tasks, housework, day to day tasks, pet care and social activities. There'll be plenty of Netflix binges involved too!

Applicants must be comfortable with cats and dogs (as the client has 2 cats and a dog which she requires help caring for).

Shifts are;

Saturdays: 7am - 4pm PLUS Bank Hours as they arise.
PLEASE NOTE: Applicants must be over 25 and able to drive a manual vehicle.

Individuals of any gender are welcome to apply as long as they are happy to provide personal care.

Experience is preferred - experience working with a busy team and changing day to day needs is ideal.

Training and DBS checks will be provided. The successful applicant will require an Enhanced check through the Disclosure and Barring Service.

If you wish to apply, send your CV to Warrington Disability Partnership FAO the Care and Support Advisor using the reference: KS/18/EH

Applications accepted by email or post.

Postal: Warrington Disability Partnership, Centre For Independent Living, Unit 1 Beaufort Street, Warrington, WA5 1BA.