Jobs Work as an independent carer (PA) Personal Assistant ref. JH/EW Job Ref: JH/EW | Permanent | Swindon SN2 | Hourly Rate £11.00 | Closing Date: 31st March 2019 Job Overview:The employer is a gentleman with a physical disability who requires personal assistants to assist with personal care, complete household tasks and accompany him whilst out and about in the community. This role is a lone working position and an Enhanced DBS (formerly CRB) is required for all staff undertaking the role. It is a permanent position, subject to continued funding and the successful completion of a 6 month probationary period. Hours: Saturday & Sunday 8-11 am Morning routine 3-4pm freshen 10-10.30pm bedtime routine Monday to Friday 10-10.30pm bedtime routine (The employer would welcome interest from Carers who are able to provide some of these hours if not all) Main duties: . Provide support for the employer including personal care . Support employer to socialise within the community . Complete household tasks for the employer e.g cleaning and cooking . Support employer to attend appointments and reply to correspondence . Record all relevant information and perform all necessary administrative tasks with complete confidentiality Essential: . An Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS – formerly known as CRB) check will be required – the cost will be met by employer . Experience in a similar role . A friendly, warm and caring attitude . Punctual, reliable and trustworthy . Motivated and encouraging attitude . Maintains professional standards and confidentiality . An empathy with the needs of disabled people . Knowledge and understanding of how to support people with physical disabilities and associated conditions . Treats people with dignity and respect and adopts a person-centered approach in encouraging and motivating participation with patience and clear explanation . Able to demonstrate the ability to work in an empowering manner . Able to work on own initiative Desired: . Knowledge of Swindon and the surrounding area . A clean, current driving license . Basic first aid . Experience using hoists especially ceiling track hoists . Evidence of relevant training and qualifications . General knowledge of Health and Safety Apply now To 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.