Job ref: CM/DM | Permanent | Minehead TA24 | Hourly Rate: £12.70 | Closing 28th Feb

The candidate will be joining an established support team of carers consisting of individual Personal Assistants (PAs) to a 42 year old autistic young lady with learning disabilities who resides in her own home and enjoys having her own dedicated staff team.

The role is very person centred with lone working. Night Rate is for ‘Sleeping Night’.

Client requires full support with washing, dressing, attending to personal hygiene and toilet needs. Client walks independently. Client likes listening to music and watching TV/DVD’s. She likes being read to and likes songs from her song book being sung to her. Client likes being given attention. She also likes doing puzzles, looking at magazines, walking and socialising with visits to local pubs and café’s.
To support the identifying and engagement of new, meaningful and stimulating activities for the client in the local community.

To engage in as many different activities as she enjoys and to structure activities in which our client enjoys the most, within a weekly / monthly timetable.

To engage in social events / activities to enable her to spend social time with peers

Hours and Hourly rate: 48 hours shift per week

(Day (09:00 – 22:00) £12.70ph
Night (22:00 – 07:00) £11.50ph

Ideal Candidate
The candidate is required to be qualified and experienced in similar roles. Due to the nature of care the candidate is required to be female. Candidate will need to be a fully qualified driver, a non-smoker and be active without health issues that are likely to affect the level of care that is required to be delivered.

Will reside locally but candidates within reasonable distance of clients home will be considered.

Essential Criteria:

Candidates must be :
Fully vaccinated.

Used to lone working.
Able to cook.
Committed to role.
Previous experience in a similar role would be a great advantage due to the lone working nature of the role.

To Apply:
To apply for this post, please submit your CV to the following: [email protected]

As part of our Information Advice and Guidance Service, Enham Trust supports disabled people to employ their own staff. This vacancy is not a role within Enham Trust but an excellent opportunity to work directly for one of our customers. A right to work check will be undertaken before an any offer of employment. All vacancies may be subject to a DBS (formally CRB) check.

This post complies with section 7 (2) (b) of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975.
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