Personal Care Assistant - JH/BB

Personal Care Assistant - JH/BB

Job reference: JH/BB

Contract type: BANK

Location: Taunton TA2

Hourly rate: £9 - £10: Sleep in rate £50 per night

Closing date: 30th November 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

The position is to care for son a young man who has a degenerative type of epilepsy. This means he has a tremor and this has limited his mobility and coordination a great deal. He can weight bear, but needs a great deal of support to transfer and to move about and uses a wheelchair. 

Main Duties

  • Support client with personal care, washing, dressing toileting etc.
  • Support to eat and drink because of his tremor.
  • Give daily medication
  • Encourage client to go out and about, into town etc. which can be challenging. 
  • Housework

Ideal Candidate

  • Experience of manual handling and use of equipment and be physically strong. 
  • Experience of epilepsy as he can have prolonged seizures which require rescue medication at times, you would be trained in this but previous experience is preferred,
  • Ability to stay calm in a crisis. 
  • Need to like dogs, as Flash the family dog is a handful.
  • Car driver and use of car, with business insurance to enable this - mileage costs paid.
  • Enhanced DBS Check
  • Legally Able To Work in UK

Apply now

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