Job Reference: NG1860 Expires: 23rd November 2017
A personal assistant is required to help support a teenage boy living in Lincoln, who has cerebral palsy and uses a power chair. You will be employed by his mum.
You will be required to support with all aspects of personal care. This will include (but not limited to):
Washing- including brushing his teeth.
Dressing – getting ready for the day and ready for bed.
Showering- a couple of times per week.
Changing protective toilet clothing.
A ceiling hoist is to be used for all transfers.
The ideal candidate will calm, patient and have a good sense of humour. Knowledge and experience of working with cerebral palsy patients will be also be advantage but not essential. Equally, experience in a similar role will also be an advantage.
A DBS will be required.
You will be required to cover a morning and evening call.