Job Title: Personal Assistant (Care) Female Only
Location: Colchester (CO3)
Rate of Pay: £10 per hour
Hours: 51 in total (with 10 additional hours TBC), therefore would suit 2, possibly 3 PA’s to cover each other for annual leave and sickness.
Pattern of Work:
27 night time hours (awake) spread over 3 nights per week (9 hours per night)
24 daytime hours to be used both fixed and flexibly
Personal Assistant required to support a lovely little 5 year old girl at home; getting ready for and travelling to and from school during the week, and then supporting during weekends, occasional evenings and on family days out. She has many complex health needs due to a stroke in the womb and having a rare syndrome. She is a very sweet and happy little girl who enjoys interacting with others and getting the most out of life.
This little girl requires all personal care; including bathing and dressing, as well as monitoring and provision of medical needs.
To provide sensory stimulation when appropriate e.g. sound, touch and movement.
To support the family.
Monitor, flush, feed and administer medication via the jejunostomy tube.
Oral Suction when required.
Monitor sats machine and set up.
Report and record sats.
Set up and monitor Bipap machine.
All training will be provided and certificated.
Experience or Qualifications:
Applicants will need excellent communication skills, be confident, competent, flexible and kind.
Ability and desire to learn new skills.
Preferably someone who has experience with children and/or care experience.
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
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