Job Reference: W0107BW Expires: 14th January 2018
I am a 26 year old male with Cerebral Palsy. I need complete care and am an electric wheelchair user. I enjoy socialising with my friends and am a sports enthusiast especially football and enjoy attending sporting events. I play poker on a regular basis and go to the casino once a month. I am easy going and have a positive outlook on live; I try to look at what I can do rather than what I can’t do.
I am looking for a carer who will facilitate my right to live as independent a lifestyle as possible.
Your duties would include:
Maintain confidentiality, preserving privacy and maintaining a constant professional approach (this includes ensuring information in respect of myself is not posted on Social Media)
Maintain timesheets keeping them complete and up to date
Arrive at work on time and inform me if you are going to be late
Establish a close working relationship on a one-to-one basis and discuss and resolve problems as they arise
Needs may vary on a daily basis, therefore duties and tasks could alter accordingly
Washing/showering, dressing and getting out of bed
Changing pads as I am doubly incontinent
Assistance with feeding most meals
Preparing and cooking meals
Escort me to and from social and recreational activities, supporting and supervising me
during participation in:
Taking me to meet my friends
Going to the cinema and day’s out
Casino night out once a month
Local poker evenings
Playing games on the Playstation
Attending sporting events
Taking me to football training weekly and tournaments
This is not an exhaustive list and other tasks may be requested
The ability to work on their own initiative, however willing to follow instruction.
Be a car driver
Have good verbal and communication skills.
Have a clean and Tidy Nature
Be willing to learn or have knowledge of my disability.
The ability to respect the rights, choices and dignity of an individual
Have a good sense of humour
Be Honest and Trustworthy
Have similar interests and ability to build up a rapport
Flexibilty and Reliability
To be discussed. Interviews will take place w/b 22nd January 2018