Jobs Work as an independent carer (PA) Personal Assistant Job ref: GF/LK | Permanent | Lymington SO41 | Hourly Rate: £12.50 | Closing Date: 30th Sept. 2021 Overview:I am a young man 22 years old. I have severe cerebral palsy, learning difficulties and epilepsy. I enjoy getting the most from life, my interests (to name a few) are gaming, (you would need to set up the iPad and support with games), and watching Disney films, going to the beach and having fish and chips! I need support to do everything, indoors and outside in the community. Who am I looking for?Are you a responsible person who would you like to join my team of carers in our fun loving household to support me, a young disabled man who has complex needs, severe cerebral palsy and epilepsy? I require support on return from college three evenings per week, to give me an evening meal, participate in activities and get me into bed I am dependent on my team for all my daily living needs. Hours:21 hours per week -Monday 4-8pm -Wednesday 4- 10pm -Friday 4 – 10pm -Sat - Three per month 2 x 10am- 3pm plus 1 x 10am -8pm-Essential to cover in emergencies and holidays/sickness within the team. Duties:· Personal care – bathing, dressing, toileting (changing pads) and oral hygiene· Administering medications (including epilepsy meds)· Dealing with verbally challenging behaviours (with experience can be de-escalated)· Preparing an evening meal, feeding and clearing away· Light household tasks, eg. Washing, ironing and storing my clothes· Keeping the local environment to a good level of cleanliness e.g. kitchen and bathroom. Essential:Experience of working with people who have a disabilityAbility to plan, organise and multi-task using own initiative Positive attitude and good sense of humour Full Driving Licence: Yes Use of Own Car: Yes Must be able to drive family’s Long Wheel Base Renault Traffic Van (must be over 25 years to be included on insurance policy)Language: English Desirable:NVQ 2 or 3 Epilepsy Training Apply: To apply please email your CV with the job reference to [email protected] 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.