Personal Assistant/Carer, Accrington area
Clean UK Driving Licence Required.
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a personal assistant to assist a 33 year old man affected by Osteogenesis Imperfecta, known as brittle bones.
21 hours per week to be worked on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays 9am-2:30pm and Sundays 5pm-9pm (non negotiable) An additional 5 hours may also be available at the employer's discretion aside to the main contracted hours.
Christmas Season: Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Eve and New Years Day must be booked as annual leave or hours can be worked at another time if the dates fall on the successful candidates working days.
The individual from the Accrington area, will require support to complete daily tasks and take part in a broad range of activities and fantastic daily outings, also he will need help with all aspects of personal care and will rely on the experience and expertise of his carer to provide.
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 service user is mentally alert but has a significant physical disability and is reliant on his electric wheelchair for his mobility. The successful candidate must be a confident driver and be willing to travel to medical appointments in Manchester/Sheffield plus other appointments were necessary locally.
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 interests on an open insurance policy provided.
Skills and Specifications:
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 the employers 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 get in touch if you have any questions in relation to this great job opportunity.
The successful candidate must be willing to undertake frequent COVID-19 testing and vaccination is strongly encouraged for the health of the successful candidate and service user.
- Company Name
- MSG Family Household
- Job Location
- North West
- United Kingdom