Job Reference: MR021 Expires: 6th December 2017
I am a young man with cerebral palsy and epilepsy who lives with his family in Edwinstowe. I have a team of PA’s who support me with all aspects of my day to day living and I am looking for 2 more to join the team. I require 24 hour care but this doesn’t stop me from enjoying life. I have a great sense of humour, love music and enjoy watching DVD’s. I also like to go out and about but don’t do well in crowds.
All aspects of personal care including showering, cleaning my teeth, help with feeding, changing incontinence pads and helping me to get dressed.
Driving me to college, appointments and taking me out socially.
Household duties to include stripping the bed, washing and ironing and cleaning my bedroom and bathroom.
Getting me in and out of bed.
Some meal preparation.
Sometimes take me swimming.
Accompany me on holiday occasionally.
I am looking for 2 PAs to join the team who are caring, reliable and flexible with a good sense of humour. Some experience or epilepsy would be an advantage although on the job training will be given. The successful applicants must be 25 years old or older with 3 years' driving experience in order to drive my mobility vehicle. The successful applicants will also need to be able to cover holidays and sickness and will be expected to work bank holidays and Christmas.
3 weeks on, 3 weeks off alternating between both PAs.
Average of 15 hours per week:
Monday and Wednesday 3.30pm-10pm
Friday or Saturday night 10pm – 7am
Tuesday 3.30pm -10pm
Wednesday or Thursday 10pm – 9.30am
Saturday and Sunday 2pm - 10pm
Monday and Tuesday 10pm - 9.30am
Friday 3.30pm - 10pm
Plus one 8 hour shift every third Sunday 2pm - 10pm