Female Personal Assistant (Care) – Chigwell (IG7) – ML/210851

Carer, Personal Assistant, Support Worker
Essex
Posted 1 month ago

Ref: ML/210851 

Job Title: Female Personal Assistant (Care)

Location: Chigwell (IG7)

Rate of Pay: £11 per hour

Hours: 21 (preferably to be shared between 2 PAs to cover each other for AL and sickness)

Pattern of Work:

Term Time

Monday to Sunday morning get up routine

Wednesday and Saturday Bedtime routine

Non Term Time

Days and times would vary – to be negotiated

 

Job Description:

Personal Assistant needed to support a lovely intelligent 12-year-old girl who has cerebral palsy.  She is fun loving and has a bubbly personality. An electric wheelchair is used to mobilise.

 Duties

All aspects of personal care, eg shower, hair washing, dressing etc

Using hoists and assisted transfers

Support to eat and drink as she has limited fine motor function

Support and encourage independence in all tasks and daily living

Plan and support activities, eg hydrotherapy, arts and crafts, shopping and theatre trips

PA will need to follow therapist guidelines to support activities

Some household duties may be required

Applicant requirements, experience or Qualifications:

Flexibility and initiative are essential

A good communicator who has clear spoken English

Experience useful but not essential

Friendly, patient, understanding, confident and responsible person required

Additional hours may become available, so I am looking for someone who is flexible immediate start required.

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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