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Male Personal Care Assistant - LF/HR

Job reference LF/HR
Contract type Permanent
Location Bournemouth BH8
Hours 4-5 hours
Hourly rate £9.50
Closing Date Friday 28th July 2017

To apply please email a CV to recruitmentdp@enhamtrust.org.uk

This role is to enable the client to live as independently as possible. Some tasks would be weekly and others during Term Holidays.

As the clients needs will vary it is important that the Personal Care Assistant is flexible about what the work involves and agrees to undertake any other reasonable tasks that are requested.

Main Duties:

Personal Needs:

Learning to carry out the following safely:

  • Having a Shower and drying afterwards
  • Brushing Teeth thoroughly
  • Cleaning Face
  • Shaving

Personal Needs:

Learning the following:

  • Preparing Lunch
  • Making a Hot Drink
  • Putting items away
  • Tidying Bedroom

Social Needs

Learning the following:

  • Planning a journey
  • Reading a Bus Timetable
  • Become confident in using Buses
  • Escort Liam to activities i.e. workshops, bowling, cinema, crazy golf, etc.
  • Visiting Local Shops
  • Encouraging Liam to carry out his physiotherapy exercises
  • Finding friendship groups

Ideal Candidate:

  • Someone who is friendly and doesn’t mind some banter
  • Someone who is experienced in the areas of supporting people to develop life skills
  • Someone who is confident and can help Liam learn to read and understand bus timetables
  • Someone who understands stranger danger
  • Someone who understands social boundaries and what is appropriate with Liam
  • Someone who has awareness of safeguarding adults
  • Enhanced DBS Check
  • Legally Able To Work in UK

Essential Criteria:

Use of Buses / Timetables

Language: English (able to use short sentences)

Preferred Criteria:

Use of Own Car: Must be covered on their insurance 

The above posts complies with section 7 (2) (b) of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975. 
 
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.

 

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