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Female Personal Care Assistant - LM/BB

Job reference LM/BB
Contract type Permanent
Location Taunton TA2
Hourly rate £10 per hour
Closing Date Thursday 28th September 2017

To apply please email a CV to

Job Overview:
​Enable a young lady to live independently in the community, in her own home, by helping her with Personal Care and light duties. Young lady, uses an electric wheelchair to mobilise.  Suffers from Fibromyalgia, Diabetes, Chronic back pain.  Lives in a bungalow within a quiet neighbourhood with her elderly Father.


Monday -  Friday
8.15 to 9.15am (Thursdays: 7 - 8am term time only)
5 to 5.30pm
7 to 7.30pm
or 5 to 6pm
2 more hours possible.

Main Duties:

Morning call: Detach and empty night Catheter bag. Help get out of bed (no lifting or hoisting involved); Help with Washing, Dressing, Breakfast, Medication administration and Get ready for the day.  Prepare light snack for lunch. General tidy up of home.
Tea call: Medication administration. Prepare and give a cooked meal. Wash up
Bed call:  Help undress and into bed. Attach night catheter bag.  Prepare light supper/drinks.  Medication administration. General tidy up.
Occasional duties: Change bedding and remake.  Put washing out/in

Ideal Candidate:

  • 18+ due to experience required
  • Able to work on own initiative
  • Has use of a car or bicycle
  • Lives between 1-2 miles of postcode
  • Experience working on a 1 to 1 basis
  • Experience of care work preferred but not essential. 
  • Willing to partake in future work development/training
  • Enhanced DBS Check
  • Legally Able To Work in UK

As part of our Information Advice and Guidance Service Enham Trust supports disabled people to employ their own staff. This vacanacy is not a role within Enham Trust but an excellent opporutnity to work directly for one of our customers.

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

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