Job Reference: 1427738 Expires: 1st November 2018
I act as the employer of a team of carers who look after my daughter, who has complex needs and is totally reliant on carers. Moira is physically disabled and has a learning disability, and epilepsy – but despite this has a happy disposition.
Domestic duties are required to ensure a clean and safe environment for Moira.
Moira’s carers assist her will all personal care – every morning she has a shower, and every evening a full body wash. She is also assisted with dressing and undressing.
Moira is assisted with feeding and drinking – and on occasions this will be via peg-feeding – training is available for this from the nurse.
Medication is administered, orally or via the peg feed sometimes.
The personal assistants will have to assist me to take Moira to appointments, medical or hairdressers etc. on occasions – we have a vehicle for this.
Moira always has two assistants working with her at any one time.
The personal assistant I am looking for will have experience of this type of work and be at least NVQ 2 qualified.
I am looking for a hard-working and naturally caring person who is flexible (in order to cover for other workers holidays or sickness) and can work as part of a team. You should also be reliable, honest, patient and committed to the role. You should be able to provide high quality care and support and should possess the motivation to develop trust and understanding within the role.
An enhanced DBS check and two references will be required, cost will be met by the employer
4 days in the week 3.00pm-5.00pm
Plus alternate weekends:
Saturday and Sunday: and 3.00pm-5.00pm
Averages at 16 hours per week.
Shifts are usually worked between 3.00pm and 5.00pm
Monday to Sunday, but with a weekend off every other week.