Job Ref: BT/JR | Permanent | Coxley BA5 | 310-£13 per hour | Closing Date: 30th Sept. 2021

Personal Care Assistants
Part- time PA's are needed to join an existing happy team of PA’s who care for a disabled gentleman with complex needs, receiving 24 hr care – Wells area, Somerset.

Location: Coxley, Wells. BA5
Pay Rate: Between £10 to £13 per hour
Hours: Regular hours: Evenings 6pm – 10pm
Additional Bank hours available as well as cover shifts for sickness and holidays.
Waking nights may also be available.

The work involves aiding with the tasks listed below to enable me to live as independently as possible. As my needs vary it is important that the Personal Assistant is flexible about what the work involves and agrees to undertake any other reasonable tasks that I request.

Able to cover for annual leave and sickness and extra bank hours as agreed in advance.

Main Duties:
1. helping me transfer to and from my bed, using a hoist
2. helping me get in position and turn in bed and in my wheelchair.
3. assist me in taking/applying & recording medication.
4. helping me with bladder/ bowel management, including changing/emptying a urine bag.
5. assisting me with peg feed &. gastrostomy care.
6. washing and bathing me, in bed and in the bathroom.
7. doing my teeth, skin, feet, nails and hair care
8. shaving me.
9. dressing and undressing me
10. assisting me with oral hygiene, suction and swallow, as risk of choking.
11. assisting me with physiotherapy exercises and moving my limbs.
12. shopping & or assisting me with shopping
13. opening my post
14. setting up reading and writing materials for me
15. setting up my computer
16. filing and mailing my correspondence.
17. collecting and carrying things on my behalf.
18. making and changing beds
19. undertaking light household duties such as washing up, laundry, ironing, storing, hoovering, dusting and cleaning
20. collection of my prescriptions.

Essential requirements:
Patience and good communication skills.
Previous experience of complex disability needs and health care tasks.
Enhanced DBS check will be funded.
Must be reliable, punctual, kind and trustworthy.

Desired experience:
Full Training is mandatory and will be provided for all related tasks.

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.