Ref: SL/ 88151
Job Title: Female Personal Assistant (Care)
Location: Halstead (CO9)
Rate of Pay: £9.50 per hour days/evenings: £11.00 – £13.00 per hour nights
Hours: 1-2 nights per week, plus some day hours as required.
We are looking for two experienced female carers to join our small team of PAs to work 1-2 nights per week, plus some day hours as required to look after a very bright six-year-old girl with complex medical needs.
The ideal candidates must be flexible and must be willing to work a mixture of weeknights, weekends and Bank Holidays.
Duties include but are not limited to:
– Moving and Handling
– Administering Medication
– BiPap Ventilation at Night
– Oral Suctioning
– Cough Assist
– Gastrostomy Feeding
Full training will be provided in personal care, PEG feeding, Suction, BiPap, to enable staff to meet the customer’s needs.
Meticulous hygiene and attention to detail are required for this position along with experience due to complexity of role. PPE will be provided.
The night time support is a true AWAKE night and as such requires somebody who can prepare fully to work an awake night.
Experience or Qualifications:
Experience in the above duties would be beneficial, however full training will be provided.
Any offers are subject to a DBS check, receipt of two references and checking the legal right to live and work in the UK.
Due to the nature of the role the candidate must be a non-smoker.
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).