Personal Care Assistant/Carer, 21 Hours Per Week (#16360073) 

Accrington, North West, United Kingdom


Personal Assistant/Carer

Clean UK Driving Licence Required.

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to assist a 33 year old man affected by Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI), also known as Brittle Bones. He is mentally very alert but has a significant physical disability and is reliant on his motorised powered wheelchair for his mobility needs.

The contract for the post is 21 hours per week to be worked mostly during weekdays and are great practical hours during school times except for Sundays 5pm-9pm. An additional 5 hours may also be available at the employer’s discretion aside to the main contracted hours.

Christmas Season: Subsequent days will be paid leave: Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day (should they fall on a usually workable day) but any other dates, except for Easter Sunday (paid leave) must be worked as normal or taken as annual leave.

The individual from the Accrington area, will require support to complete daily tasks and take part in a broad range of activities and visit some fantastic daily outings of his choice. He will need help with all aspects of personal care and will rely on the experience and expertise of his Carer to provide this.

You should be an enthusiastic, fun, caring individual and be passionate, reliable and a trustworthy person who will provide interesting suggestions for outings, as well as taking into consideration the needs and interests of the service user.

The successful candidate must be a confident driver and be willing to travel to medical appointments in Manchester/Sheffield or more local ones as necessary within their working hours, even though occasional flexibility maybe required for medical trips.

Applicants must hold a Clean UK Driving Licence to accommodate the transport of the service user in his specialist adapted vehicle (Manual), to travel to various places of his choice. The successful candidate will be covered on an open insurance policy provided by the service user.

Qualities Required:

Care
Patience
Courtesy
Honesty
Flexibility
Alertness
Consistency
Energy
Common sense
Dedication
Reliability
Punctuality

Benefits:

Daily outings include things such as daily walks, and visiting attractions
Moving and Handling certification will be covered at the cost of the employer
Overtime available at employer’s discretion.

Must be willing to undertake DBS check if required. The cost of which will be covered by the employer.

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions in relation to this great job opportunity.

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Company Details

Company Name
Private-Family Household

Job Details

Job Location
City/Town
Accrington
State
North West
Country
United Kingdom