Job ref: NO/JR | Permanent | Taunton TA2 | Pay Rate: £11.50 per hour | Closing date: 31/08/2020

Personal Care Assistant - Car Driver.

Taunton TA2

£11.50 rising to £13.00 per hour after 3 months probation
36 hours variable shifts

To enable me to live as full a life as possible by, being non-judgemental; respecting everyone’s beliefs and lifestyle choices. Have good communication skills. Be flexible with working hours. Be patient reliable and trustworthy. Have a positive attitude towards social inclusion.

To undertake a schedule of care needs including Feeding, personal care and domestic tasks
To assist with bathing, toileting and dressing
To assist with preparing and administrating feeds and medication
To keep house clean
To supervise the safe transfer of the employer from the wheelchair to the bed using of an ceiling track hoist ensuring best practice in lifting techniques
To undergo appropriate induction and ongoing training
To work to a rota to maintain a high standard of personal and domestic hygiene and cleanliness
To drive the employer in his adapted van.
To ensure that the employer’s dignity and privacy are respected at all times.
To demonstrate the highest personal standards of punctuality, honesty and integrity.
To Work in partnership with other carers to ensure good working relationship

To be considered for this role, you must hold at least an NVQ 2 in Health and Social Care, have a full, clean, valid UK Driver’s Licence.

To Apply:
To apply for this post, please submit a CV, or letter providing your name, tel. number, address & email address, qualifications, employment history to date – including: name of employer, job title, employment start & end date - for up to past 10 years i.e. from 2010 to 2020 and a statement explaining why you are applying for this job.

Please email CV to [email protected]

If successful at interview an enhanced DBS check will take place. (Formerly CRB). Employment is dependent upon a satisfactory enhanced DBS certificate.
You must evidence that you have the right to work in the UK [A current passport showing that you are a British citizen, or that you have the right of abode in the United Kingdom. A document showing that you are a national of a European Economic Area country* or Switzerland].
All interviews will be conducted in the location of the client.

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.