Ref: CW/ 229451
Job Title: Personal Assistant (Care) Female Only
Location: Colchester (CO3)
Rate of Pay: £12.00 per hour.
Hours: 3 x 9 hour nights = 27 hours per week
Pattern of Work:
Wednesday – 10.30pm – 7.30am
Thursday – 10.30pm – 7.30am
Friday – Midnight – 9am
Would appreciate some flexibility occasionally on timings and nights
Personal Assistant required to support a lovely little 5 year old girl at home; ensuring her safety at night and that she has as much sleep and rest as possible. 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. Require the successful applicant to give a good handover to the next carer or parent.
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 including oxygen.
All training will be provided and certificated.
Experience or Qualifications:
Applicants will need excellent communication skills, be confident and calm in stressful situations, 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 Act (1975) Section 7 (2b).