Job Ref: JI/PPH | Permanent | Pay rate: £8.72 per hour | Plymouth PL1 | Closing Date: Ongoing

Personal Care Assistant for 87 year young stroke survivor – (his own words).

The client is a profusely intellectual man who can listen, retain, respond and remember information provided to him. He is an architect and interested in architecture of all kinds and is a stamp and coin collector and a committed Christian. He has spent some time in his life in Romania and speaks a little Romanian but only basics.

Pay Rate: £8.72 per hour

Hours: 7 days per week as follows:
9.30am – 10.45am
12.30 – 1pm
5.30 – 6.15pm
10 – 10.45pm

While he does become frustrated with his disability, he has demonstrated that he has capacity and understands his own care needs. He has been referred for further physiotherapy due to repeated falls and poor mobility.
He would like an English speaking PA who is a car driver with a car. It is essential that the PA is a good communicator with a professional demeanour. The client would prefer a female carer over the age of 25 but will consider all suitable applicants.

Main Duties:
Client will need PA support for: Getting out of bed, assisting him to use the toilet, showering and dressing, applying cream to his skin. As well as requiring carer to support with washing his body and hair in the shower due to his right-side weakness and clawed hand. Client relies on the support of the carer to assist him with all clothing. 15 minutes is required in the morning to be able to fit the splint to the client’s arm and shoulder.

Personal care.
Toileting needs.
Nutritional needs.
Blister pack medications.

To Apply:
PLEASE INCLUDE JOB REF JI/PPH IN APPLICATION
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.