Job ref. KI/LP | Permanent | Plymouth PL4 | Rate: £10.42 - £13.50 | Closes: December 16th

We are looking for 1 or 2 personal assistants to join a team supporting a young lady, with a severe learning disability. She lives in the family home with her parents and dogs.

The number of posts available will depend on how many shifts applicants want to work. Day, sleeping night shifts and weekends are available and can be arranged to be full or part time.

The things that are important to her include socializing, swimming, eating and drinking, sensory needs, watching Shrek, spending time with her family and dogs.

Activities for the day may include swimming, attending clubs, shopping, walk to the park, drive in the car, bus ride. Sometimes she may decide to have a quiet day at home watching tele and doing sensory activities.
In the evening she has several clubs that she likes to go to plus roller disco and in the summer a walk on the Hoe.

Personal care includes pad changes, washing, dressing, teeth cleaning.
Administration of medication morning and evening
Preparation and feeding of breakfast, lunch and tea
Keeping her equipment and environment clean and safe.

09:00 - 21:00 - £13.50 per hour
21:00 - 09:00 - £10.42 per hour

Female  applicants only.
Comfortable with dogs

She can become frustrated if she is not understood, so although experience is not essential, patience and a willingness to learn and to get to know her as an individual.

Training will be given around behaviours and communication and there will be support from experienced staff during the settling in period.

Manual car drivers are preferred but non drivers may be considered.

To apply:
To apply for this post, please submit your CV to the following: [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. A right to work check will be undertaken before an any offer of employment. All vacancies may be subject to a DBS (formally CRB) check.

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