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Personal Care Assistant EL/LK

Job reference EL/LK
Contract type Permanent
Location Southampton SO15
Hours 2 x 12 hour Waking Nights
Hourly rate £8.44
Closing Date Friday 04th August 2017

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Job Overview:
To provide personal care and support with daily living to 33 year old gentleman in Southampton.
Night shift is a full-waking night as client is on a ventilator.
Previous experience not essential as full training given, but must be willing to learn.


2 Waking nights per week
7 pm to 7am, including alternate Saturday nights 

Rate of Pay

During training, rate of pay is £8.00 per hour.
After training rates of pay, £8.44 per hour during the week and £12.03 at weekends.
Weekend rates apply from Friday midnight to Sunday midnight.

Main Duties:

  • All aspects of personal care, washing, dressing/undressing, and toileting
  • Support with transfers using hoist
  • Assist with positioning and re-positioning
  • Assist with medication and therapeutic programmes, including physio
  • Preparation of meals, snack, helping to eat and clearing up afterwards
  • Attaching ventilator (full training will be given)
  • Study support: assistance with books, page turning etc

Ideal Candidate:

  • Non smokers only can apply for this position as smoking is detrimental to my health.
  • An awareness and must be sensitive to the needs and rights of those with disabilities
  • Punctuality is important – arrive at scheduled time ready to begin work
  • Ability to drive adapted vehicle with clean driving license required.
  • Enhanced DBS Check will be required (paid for by the employer)
  • Legally Able To Work in UK

As part of our Information Advice and Guidance Service we support disabled people to employ their own staff as Personal Assistants. 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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