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Personal Care Assistant - DW/LK2

Job reference DW/LK2
Contract type Permanent
Location Devizes, SN10
Hours 24 hours per week Two waking Nights
Hourly rate £8.90, increase to £10 on completion of probationary period
Closing Date Friday 01st September 2017

Looking for someone to work as part of a small team providing support and care to a man with Motor Neuron Disease (MND) to enable him to maintain a positive outlook on life and to live as independently as possible. 

Hours:
24 hours per week - Two waking Nights
Opportunity for overtime 

Main Duties:  (full training will be given)

  • To provide support and care as outlined in the individual care plans which will include:
  • Personal care of an intimate nature such as showering, dressing and toileting
  • Administering medicines and food through a RIG
  • Prescribed interventions to support breathing through use of ventilator and cough assist machines
  • To use and help maintain a range of essential equipment.
  • To ensure that the environment is kept clean, tidy and safe.
  • To drive an adapted vehicle when required.
  • To undertake all necessary training.
  • To follow work schedules health and safety guidelines and safeguarding protocols.
  • To liaise with health professionals when required.
  • This will include some lone work after completion of training and probationary period has been completed. 

Ideal Candidate:

  • Reliable, honest, and trustworthy
  • Physical ability to care for a disabled adult
  • Ability to plan, organize, and multitask with minimal supervision
  • Positive attitude to life and a good sense of humour
  • 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.

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