1 x Personal Assistant/ Driver required – 64hrs over a 4 week period (flexible) Mon to Fri
£9.50 per hr, Days and times to be discussed at interview.
The role involves caring for a disabled man who is a wheelchair user. He lives with and gets support from his wife.
He is looking to employ a personal assistant on a flexible basis 64hrs per 4 week period. Shifts will be Mon to Fri most weeks, with additional hrs on weekends.
The weekend shifts will only be around 14 shifts per annum either on the sat or the Sunday, these will be advised in advance.
Applicants are expected to be flexible regarding hours of work, occasionally will be required to cover other staff holidays if required.
Very occasionally overnights may arise to assist with Carer respite or staff A/L, this will be discussed at interview
He is looking for someone that will help him continue to lead an independent life. It would be preferable that you have experience of supporting adults with physical disabilities.
It is important to recognise that the care and support you will assist with will involve going to the family home, therefore confidentiality and respect for him and his wife’s privacy and daily routine is of the upmost importance.
Main role will include personal care, for example, support with washing/showering, dressing, catheter care, assisting with colostomy management, giving medication, ensuring appropriate levels of hygiene, assisting with meal preparation etc.
This will include the use of a mobile hoist, experience preferred, but training may be available
A supporting role will be to accompany and provide support enabling him to attend appointments, meet friends, travel to events, so he can get the most out of a social life, both inside and outside the house. Part of the role will be to drive and assist at business meetings.
He is looking for a competent, experienced driver with full clean driving licence who can drive his wheelchair accessible vehicle, the car is Automatic. Drivers licence essential.
Attend any training courses that are arranged and that you need to undertake in order to do your job safely. Training will be paid for by the employer.
The family have one very friendly dog and another friendly visiting dog
Full PPE will be provided and you will be expected to adhere to safe PPE working practise
There is a 6 month probationary period attached to this post, as well as successful applicants will have to undergo a new or update of the PVG disclosure scheme, paid by the employer and provide 2 up to date references contacts.
Please note that AILN are not the employers, we are a support to individual private
Reference ID: P/T Support worker / Driver – Irvine- EG
Job Types: Part-time, Permanent
Salary: £9.50 per hour
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