Job Reference: NG1993 Expires: 3rd February 2018
Two to three Personal Assistants are required in total, to help support a teenage girl living in Louth (off Monks Dyke Road), who has genetic neuropathy causing muscle wastage and limited mobility.
Two personal assistants will be required to support the young girl with her personal care.
This will include showering, dressing, changing her pad and using a hoist. This will be required every Friday -Tuesday at approximately 8pm every evening for 1.5 hours each time (total of 7.5 hours per week). The hours/ days will be split between two workers and will be discussed in more detail at interview.
There will also be an extra two days available during the school holidays (Wednesday and Thursday) for 1.5 hours each day.
Another personal assistant will be required to support the young girl to access the community and promote her social inclusion. This could include going for coffee, going to the cinema, clothes shopping and going to the theatre. This is likely to be worked in a 3 hour block, twice every 4 weeks, or could be a 6 hour block, once every 4 weeks (between Mon- Sun). This will be discussed in more detail at interview.
The ideal candidate will be calm, patient and have a good sense of humour. Knowledge and experience of working in a similar field will be an advantage but not essential.
You must be willing to have a DBS check