Female Personal Assistant (Care) – Canvey Island (SS8) – E/147501

Carer, Personal Assistant, Support Worker
Essex
Posted 2 weeks ago

Ref: E/147501

Job Title: Female Personal Assistant (Care)

Location: Canvey Island (SS8)

Rate of Pay: £11 per hour

Hours: 7 Hours per week

Pattern of Work:

Friday: 8-9pm

Saturday: 1-2.30 +  8–9pm

Sunday: 1-2.30  + 8–9pm

Monday: 8-9pm

Job Description:

Personal Assistant (Care) needed to support a lady with physical disabilities to continue living in her own home and access the community as required.

I need support with:

All aspects of personal care working on a 2-1 basis with another team member

Preparation of meals and mealtime routine including assistance to feed if required on the day

Administration of medication as instructed by employer

Domestic duties such as changing bedding, cleaning bathroom and kitchen, hoovering, dusting and simple cooking etc

I also require support to access the community to attend health appointments as and when required.

Experience or Qualifications:

Previous experience providing personal care is preferred but not essential.

Manual Handling Certificate and experience using hoists for transfers is essential.

Good verbal communication skills are essential due to needing to communicate fully with employer and other team members.

I am looking for someone who is friendly as you will be working as part of a team, someone able to carry out manual handling duties and follow instructions by the employer on how she likes tasks to be completed.

Any offers are subject to a DBS check, receipt of two references and checking the legal right to live and work in the UK.

As some personal care is involved, I would feel more comfortable with a female carer.  This advert complies with the Sex Discrimination Act (1975) Section 7 (2b).

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