Purple assist disabled, older people, learning difficulty customers and parents of children with disabilities to recruit Personal Assistants / Carers to support them to remain in their own home or within the community with the appropriate care.
You will be employed directly by the customer and will not be contacted unless your application has been successful. If you choose to become a Purple Match Self-Serve member you will be contacted direct by customers using this service.
A Disclosure & Barring Service application may be required by the customer. This will be paid by the employer should you become their PAYE employee.
Should this position not be suitable for you, please visit our website as we are currently advertising for numerous positions for our customers.
Ref : ML / 38851
Job Title : Personal Assistant (Care)
Location : Braintree (CM7)
Rate of Pay : £9.00 per hour
Hours : 2 per week initially
Pattern of Work : To be discussed at interview
Job Description :
Personal Assistant (Care) needed to support a 12 year boy who is blind / deaf old with severe GDD, dystonia absences and is peg fed.
All personal care will be needed. I would like someone to sit with me and read stories. To help me play with my light and sensory toys, listen to music and generally interact.
Experience with deaf / blind people would be preferable but not essential.
Breaks and general working practices can be discussed, if invited to interview.
Additional hours may become available, so I am looking for someone who is flexible.
Experience or Qualifications :
Any offers are subject to a DBS check, receipt of two references and checking the legal right to live and work in the UK.
As some personal care is involved, I would feel more comfortable with a female carer. This advert complies with the Sex Discrimination Act (1975) Section 7 (2b).