Social Personal Care Assistant
I am looking for personal care for a Woman
Drivers licence required: Yes
Own vehicle needed: Yes
Hours per week:
20 hours per week. Exact times to be discussed and agreed at interview. Hours will be split into 4-5 shifts of 4-5 hours Occasional evening and weekend availability will be required and a degree of flexibility to cover other PA absences and my special occasions/ holiday.
Hourly pay rate:
£15 standard rate per hour. Bank holiday rate £25 per hour. Sleeping nights are paid at a flat rate of £72
This is a new role amongst an established care team. Your role will be to provide essential support to my current care team and to allow me to have a full and fulfilling social life. Your duties will be the same as the care team, (see below) but you will also have some extra tasks that make your role rewarding in terms of assisting me socially.
I am a young physically disabled woman arranging independent living for myself in my own home. Your role will be to help me live independently in my home and community. This is an exciting phase in my life and the person(s) appointed will be essential in helping me to succeed. I am an enthusiastic, fun, positive person with a wide range of interests, including: reading, craft work such as: make accessories, knitting and sewing (and I enjoy learning new craft skills), writing, family history research, music, singing, films, art, baking, fashion, shopping, photography and I enjoy studying. Although my physical needs are very specific and, in some ways, limiting, I am a very independent-minded person.
You will receive the opportunity to gain the nationally recognised Care Certificate, regular support and the possibility of undertaking further accredited training such as QCF Level 2/3 in Health and Social Care.
- Respectful of me as an adult woman with autonomy over her own choices and as your employer.
- Honest, positive and cheerful
- Flexible enough to understand that this role may require additional times or change of times (due to events timings)
- Enjoys: arts, theatre, music, comedy, writing and keeping fit
- You will receive the opportunity to gain the nationally recognised Care Certificate, regular support and the possibility of undertaking further accredited training such as QCF Level 2/3 in Health and Social Care
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