Job Ref: TAD/LK | Permanent | Melksham SN12 | Hourly Rate £12.00 | Closing Date: 31st July 2019

Job Overview:

 This is a back-up role to provide support for one live-in carer who works 3-week shifts. You will therefore be required to work a flexible rota of up to four nights at a time for a period of 2 – 3 weeks, with a rest period of 3 or more weeks between shift rotations.  

Hours:

12 hour shift - 8pm – 8am

Main Duties:

  • Providing all aspects of personal care at night for a young person with multiple learning and physical disabilities, and a delightful personality.
  • Being able to manage the client’s supplementary oxygen and non-invasive ventilation requirements is an essential part of this role (training will be provided but experience preferred).
  • Administering oral and topical medications as required; providing nebulisers as required, providing a calm, safe and reassuring atmosphere.

Ideal Candidate is a carer with a happy, resourceful personality, good sense of humour and a relaxed yet organised attitude.

Essential Criteria:

  • A background in clinical care preferred, as is experience of oxygen and non-invasive ventilation (NIV) management.
  • Numeracy skills essential.
  • Driving Licence with use of own car
  • Enhanced DBS Check
  • Legally Able To Work in UK

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To apply please email your CV with the job reference to [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.