Job Ref: DE/EW | Permanent | Swindon SN25 | Pay Rate: £11.60 per hour | Closing Date: Ongoing

Personal Care Assistant

Hours Required: 19 hours a week - 3.5 hours a day minimum - 3.30-7pm Monday to Friday.
Hourly Rate: £11.60 per hour

Job Overview:
The employer requires support to access the community and support within the home. 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.

Main Duties:
• Ensure needs are met in relation to personal care/hygiene and being appropriately dressed
• To assist employer with tasks within the home, vacuuming, cleaning bathroom, ironing is essential
• Be energetic and motivated to encourage employer to explore options within his community and develop interests
• Provide support for the employer, enabling them to access the local community, broadening their range of activities and independence
• To support the employer to attend local appointments if need be

Client Biography: Young male with a Learning Disability

Ideal Candidate:
• Experience in similar role
• Similar interests as above
• Knowledge of how to support individuals with a learning disability and epilepsy
• Knowledge of Swindon and surrounding area
• Flexible and reliable
• Trustworthy and Kind
• Enhanced DBS Check
• Legally Able To Work in UK

Essential Criteria:
Type of experience required: Support experience
Length of experience required: 6 months
An Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) will be required the cost will be met by employer.
Full Driving Licence: Yes
Use of Own Car: Yes
Language: English

To Apply:
PLEASE INCLUDE JOB REF DE/EW IN APPLICATION
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.