Jobs Work as an independent carer (PA) Personal Assistant Job ref JH/SO | Permanent | Taunton TA2 | Hourly Rate: £9-£10 per hour | Closing Date 31/03/2020 Job Description Having secured more funding, we have various positions to care for a young man who has a degenerative type of epilepsy. This means as well as having seizures he has a tremor and this has limited his mobility and coordination. Hours: There are several positions, it would be ideal to have 2 PA's to share the hours and cover for each other when there are leave occassions. The hours are as follows: Mon – Wed 8am- 3pm. Thurs – Fri 8am – 3pm. Saturday – 8am – 12noon. Bank hours to cover waking nights x2. 8am till 3pm to cover respite breaks, and also cover holiday and sickness of other carers. Hourly rate: £9 - £10: Main Duties: Support client with personal care, washing, dressing, toileting etc. Support to eat and drink because of his tremor and poor swallow Give daily medication and experience of peg delivery preferred. Ideal Candidate. Experience of manual handling and use of equipment, including hoist, and be physically strong. Experience of epilepsy, dealing with prolonged seizures which require rescue medication at times, you would be trained in this but previous experience is preferred, Experience of giving medication via peg. Ability to stay calm in a crisis. Need to like dogs. Car driver over 25 years of ages and able to drive wheelchair accessible vehicle. Enhanced DBS Check Legally Able to Work in UK Training will be available for the right candidate Apply now giving job ref: JH/SOTo apply, please email your CV with the job reference to [email protected] 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.