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DPHS AND SDS Service - Personal Assistant
Post: Personal Assistant
Salary: £10.50 per hour
Hours:20-25 hours per week. Applications open to job-share Opportunity for additional hours by providing cover for team member.
Time and pattern of shifts to be agreed with employer. Rota:-Sat (pm)/Sun/Mon/Tue Wed/Thur/Fri/Sat (am)
Contract: Permanent Useful Qualifications: Previous experience of working within the care sector and a knowledge of providing personal care.
Experience of manual handling is desirable and advantageous
Personal Assistant required to compliment an existing team member, to provide care and support to a male, 66, with spinal injuries, to live independently within his own home. Duties to include the provision of care, support with meals and hoisting. You will also be required to assist with household chores, meal preparation and access community activities bowling, sailing, ice curling, lawn bowl, gym and local club concerts. Also accompanying to medical appointments. Client uses his own vehicle.
A good work ethic and willingness to learn is important. The client can communicate his specific requirements. Personal motivation to work as a carer is important. Lack of experience will not be a problem. The client can communicate needs clearly to carers.
Applicants must have a caring attitude, be reliable with a positive and flexible approach to work. Please note for this role an enhanced check through PVG (Protecting Vulnerable Groups) is required.
A pension scheme is also available.
For further information and to obtain a copy of the application pack for this post please - Telephone 01592 803280 or e-mail quoting job reference number SDS/WH/089 to [email protected]
To apply for this post please submit a copy of your application form by 25 July 2022 or before to: