Personal Care/Home Care Assistant LG0921
Health Your Way
Stockport
5d ago

LG0921

I am looking for a Personal Assistant / Carer to join our existing support team. This is a full time position covering days and overnights including one weekend in four, with additional hours available for sickness and annual leave cover.

Ideally you will have experience of supporting someone with a physical disability and promoting independence, including personal care, PEG and use of a hoist, however full training can be given to the right candidate.

This role involves caring for my 20 year old son who has a physical disability, uses a wheelchair and lives in the family home.

We have a dog so a fondness for pets is an advantage and a good sense of humour is a must! We provide a lovely family friendly working environment!

We have a small team of PAs who work on a fixed 4 weekly rota on a 24 / 7 basis.

Four days per week between 9.00am and 1.00pm will be spent assisting my son at university in Stretford and if you are on shift you will be required to drive him, you must be over 21 for insurance purposes and hold a clean full UK driving licence.

You will also need to attend Manchester United matches if they fall on your shift.

My son enjoys playing on his Xbox, is an avid football fan and likes to watch comedies.

You will receive :

  • Standard rates of £10.00 per hour and enhanced rates of £11.00 per hour
  • A pension if eligible
  • 5.6 weeks per annum annual leave pro rata
  • Full certificated training on all aspects of the role
  • Hours available :

  • 160 per every 4 weeks
  • What’s Required :

  • Provide assistance with all aspects of personal care, such as showering and toileting, dressing and waking night care.
  • Over 21 for insurance on mobility car along with a full driving licence.
  • Flexibility in working hours essential.
  • Daily support with use and care of a ventilator, suction machine and peg feeds.
  • An enhanced DBS check, the cost will be met by the Employer
  • To be a non-smoker or not smoke whilst on duty.
  • Must have a good sense of humour and as this is a family home, confidentiality and respect of privacy is essential.
  • It is preferable if you have had a covid-19 vaccine or will have when offered.
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