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Personal Assistant

Location: Flintshire - Mold, Wales Rate of Pay: £9.00 per hour and £60.00 per overnight support.

Hours per Week: 0 - 10 hours per week

Job Reference: F0254 Expires: 19th January 2018

About the Employer

Friendly, reliable and enthusiastic individuals required to provide assistance  for a 26 year old man to enable him to be independent.

He is a wheel chair user, is a very sociable person and has a good sense of humour.He has limited speech  and uses a sign board to communicate.

He enjoys a range of activities including trips to the theatre. He is also looking at planning short trips away in the future.

Summary of Duties

To accompany and support the gentleman to attend events/ activities within the local area and further field including theatre trips and music concerts. This may involve overnight support within his home or accompanying him on trips away.

To provide assistance with the gentleman's daily routine including support with personal care including toileting, washing and dressing. There will be manual handling within the role as the gentleman uses a hoist for transfers - training can be provided.

To assist  the gentleman at meal times which may including preparing the meals.

The Person They Are Looking For

The ideal person will have a good sense of humour, and should also display plenty of energy, initiative and enthusiasm. They must also be reliable, friendly and punctual.

The right person will need to spend time time getting to know the gentleman  in order to build, and develop, a trusting relationship. 

It would be desirable if applicants have an up to date manual handling qualification but training can be provided.

It is essential that applicants have a  full valid driving license  as they may be required to transport the gentleman in his mobility vehicle. 

Be flexible, hours of work may change from week to week, this will be with mutual agreement with the employer and employee.

Due to the nature of the work for which you are applying, this post is subject to a satisfactory DBS disclosure (costs will be covered)

The Times Required

Days and times may vary from week to week and will be by mutual agreement with the employer and employee.

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