Job Ref: PP/EW | Permanent | Linden SN3| Pay Rate £11ph | Closing Date: 30th Sept. 2021

Female Personal Care Assistant

Hours Required: Varied - See Below
Hourly Rate: £11 per hour - £75 overnight sleep

Support required for a lovely older lady in the Liden area of Swindon.

Job Overview:
The employer requires support within the home with personal care and daily living tasks. The role will be part of a double up round working with another assistant to deliver personal care. The role will require experience of manual handing. An Enhanced DBS (formerly CRB) is required for all staff undertaking the role. It is a permanent position, subject to continued funding and the successful completion of a 6-month probationary period.

Main Duties:
• Support with administration of medication.
• To assist employer with tasks within the home such as cleaning and other light duties
• Provide daily support for the employer, which would include support with personal care, using the toilet and support to transfer about the home
• Provide support out in the community with daily living tasks like shopping.
• Support to attend activities in the community like singing for the brain, walk to the shops, walk to go feed the ducks etc
• Respite care to help the employer to interact and engage.

Times – a mixture of depending on hours contracted

• 75 minute morning call Monday to Sunday
• 60 minute call at lunch, tea and bed Monday to Sunday
• A twice weekly virtual singing for the brain session
• Potential a once per month visit to a memory café type function
• Potential occasional overnight stays
• Potential trips to the hospital to support family

Please note that the employer requires a few PA’s to cover these hours and is also interested in any PA’s who would like relief/ bank work.

Ideal Candidate:
• Experience in similar role
• Someone who is kind and caring
• Flexible and reliable
• Motivated and encouraging attitude
• Intuitive and curious to understand employers needs
• Enhanced DBS Check
• Legally Able To Work in UK

Essential Criteria:
Type of experience required: Support experience
Experience on manual handling
Length of experience required: 6 months
An Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) will be required the cost will be met by employer.
Full Driving Licence: Yes
Use of Own Car: Yes
Gender: Female (Personal Care Only)
Language: English

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.