Job Reference: AC2147 Expires: 22nd August 2018
I am an 18 year old female with profound developmental delay, she has a Tracheostomy and is fully ventilated 24/7.
Support with all aspects of medical needs:- Tracheostomy Care,
Chest Physiotherapy Support with all aspects of personal care Support with Peg feeding
Administer my medication
Cleaning of medical equipment.
Social care includes:
Support in going for long (6 mile) daily walks with my two dogs.
Support with going out shopping and to the cinema.
Support with going to hospital appointments.
Support with any other social activities.
A support worker who should be hardworking, reliable, honest, patient and be committed to the role.
I am looking for a female Personal Assistant who preferably, is qualified in NVQ in Social Care or Diploma in Adult Care. Training can be given for all medical needs but experience of working with someone with complex medical and physical difficulties before, would be advantageous.
I am looking for a flexible and caring person who will fit in with my needs and the needs of my parents and the team of existing carers.
Flexibility would be an advantage to cover holiday and sickness leave and extra hours will be available during the school holidays.
You will need to be 25 years or older, with a full driving licence, as you will need to drive my vehicle, which is a VW transporter (van sized), and the insurance company specify this.
You will need to be physically fit to support me in going for long walk with my two dogs
A DBS check will be required for this position.
Monday to Friday 7.30am-9.45am
These days/times will be split between 2 new carers so this will be discussed at interview