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:
Monday to Sunday morning get up routine
Wednesday and Saturday Bedtime routine
Non Term Time
Days and times would vary – to be negotiated
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.
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).