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Personal Care Assistant - RH/JR

Job reference RH/JR
Contract type Permanent
Location Wells BA5
Hours Variable
Hourly rate £12.50
Closing Date Thursday 31st May 2018

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


Job Overview:


To provide personal care and assistance/support as needed for gentleman with disabilities, as part of a small team of PA’s.

Due to the nature of this role the ideal candidate will need to be physically fit.

 

Hours

Variable bank hours to cover occasional weekends. Available to cover sickness and holidays of other team members.

 

Main Duties: 

  • To assist with getting in and out of bed as needed and move around safely, using the hoists and equipment as provided. 
  • To support with washing, dressing, toileting, skin care, daily catheter care and with care of general hygiene and appearance. 
  • To assist with nutritional needs as directed.
  • To enable mobility within the house, garden, car and surrounds.  
  • Light domestic duties as required, linked to independent living needs. 

Essential Criteria:

  • Some previous experience of care work: 
  • Good command of the  English language essential.
  • Comfortable around dogs
  • Legally Able To Work in UK
  • Enhanced DBS Check

Ideal Candidate: 

  • Reliable, honest, and trustworthy
  • Ability to use hoist and use other equipment, training can be provided.
  • Ability to plan, organise,and multitask with minimal supervision. Ability to work independently.
  • Full Driving Licence a benefit but not essential.

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