I am looking for personal care for a Woman
The candidate should be a woman
Drivers licence required: No
Hours per week:
Mon, Tues & Fri evenings 5.30-7.30 Please apply for any hours you are available
Hourly pay rate:
£11 per hour
I am looking for a PA to support my 26 year old daughter with profound and multiple learning difficulties, epilepsy and dysphasia. Primarily the role includes evening routines, ensuring she is washed and dressed and given her evening meal.
My daughter is usually a happy, bubbly young lady with a strong personality. She is non-verbal but has her own ways of communicating. She thrives on a lively environment and equally enjoys a bit of down time. The suitable PA should be willing to have fun with my daughter. This could include singing songs, playing games, reading stories and just making her smile and laugh. She is a wheelchair user but we encourage weight bearing, assisted walking and standing transfers wherever possible. Full training will be provided in all aspects of the job
- Giving my daughter her evening meal and a drink
- Getting her bathed and a hair wash
- Getting her dressed for bed
- Getting my daughter in to bed using a hoist (training given)
Other personal care tasks:
- Able to change incontinence pads
- Assistance with applying cream
- Transfers using a hoist
- Driving license and access to own vehicle is beneficial due to the rural area we live in
Non-smoker preferred or someone willing to refrain from smoking during working hours
All applicants must have the right to work in the UK and be willing to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check if required.
Please note, if you are successful in your application for this position you will be employed directly by the individual employer and not Independent Lives. Successful applicants will be entitled to Holiday pay and will be issued employment contracts.
*Exemption for gender is claimed under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9