JOB TITLE: Personal Assistant/Care
LOCATION: Colchester CO1
Rate of Pay: Up to £10.35ph (daytimes) and up to £12.42 ph. (nights), depending on experience.
Additional payment for on-call nigh
Enhanced rates of pay for occasional working night work
Hours: Part time 16 hours a week on a shift system to include one night shift per month plus occasional extra hours to cover co-worker holidays and sickness
Job description: Personal Assistant needed to support a 74-year-old gentleman who has physical disabilities which means he is totally dependent on his care team to live independently and access the community
Working with the client’s wife and a small team of carers, duties will include all aspects of care including but not limited to: all aspects of personal care, daily physio stretches, administration of medication, assistance with daily living, preparation of meals and drinks, keeping home environment clean and safe, accompanying client to appointments, gym, recreational activities etc.
Experience in moving and handling / hoisting required. Training will be given in all other duties including, bowel care, catheter care, administration of medication, cough assistance (machine and manual), ventilation
Full clean driving licence an advantage
Additional hours may be required on occasion to cover holidays and colleague absences, therefore teamwork and flexibility are essential
Any offers are subject to a DBS check, receipt of two references and checking the legal right to live and work in the UK. Applicants should also have received or be willing to be vaccinated against COVID-19
Please apply via ………with your CV attached. If you are successful we will contact you by telephone first to discuss the position before arranging an interview