Personal Care Assistant - CH/EP

Job reference: CH/EP

Location: Langport TA10

Hourly rate: £10

Closing date: October 31st October 2018

The below posts complies with section 7 (2) (b) of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975

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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.

Job Overview

Personal assistant / buddy required to provide social opportunities and activities to a 10 year old boy with physical disabilities and some visual impairments. 

Main Duties

  • Providing social opportunities to be agreed with family – swimming, going to the park, outings etc.
  • Some personal care involved with assisting with buttons and dressing after swimming
  • Driving client which will include loading and unloading manual wheelchair from car

Key Skills

Approachable, cheerfulness, punctuality, understands the need for autonomy and independence, reliability, organisational skills, listening skills, communication skills, empathic, supportive, sense of humour

Ideal Candidate

  • Car driver with use of own car
  • Experience in working with children, ideally those with special educational needs or behavioural issues.
  • Willing to administer emergency injection medication – full training will be provided
  • Local to the Langport area
  • Enhanced DBS Check (this will be arranged by us)
  • Legally Able To Work in UK

Apply now

To apply, please email your CV with the job reference to [email protected]