Personal Assistant wanted in Chorley Lancashire
An exciting opportunity to make a difference
A Fantastic opportunity to join the Health and Social Care Sector in 2-1 Personal Care and Support
Variable hours available across college and school holidays.
Salary: £9.50- per hour, the enhanced rate for agreed bank holidays. 5.6 weeks of paid holidays, pension scheme, training and development encouraged and funded.
We are looking for people who are caring, kind, fun and have a positive attitude to life to work with a lovely young lady who lives at home with her family in Chorley, Lancashire. The young lady has a range of care and support needs, and her care team helps her with these so that she can live a fulfilling and fun life, in spite of her health condition.
We are looking for the right attitude, and are willing to invest in training the right candidate. We will offer you accredited training in both clinical and non-clinical skills and the opportunity to train and develop your career further in return for your commitment to taking great care of our lovely young lady!
Ideally, you will have a driving licence, though it’s not essential!
You will be required to undergo a full DBS, this will be at a cost to the employer.
We would like the right person to join our team in the duties below:
Plan and support the young lady to do chosen activities outdoors
Provide full support with personal care including bathing, hair washing/brushing, cleaning teeth, cutting nails, choosing appropriate clothing to suit the weather and occasion, dressing and undressing.
Feeding assistance with diet.
Support with all moves and transfers – the young lady has some mobility and you will be trained in her safe moving and handling
Managing incontinence, pad changes
Monitor and maintain skin integrity
Support with attending/assisting family in attending the young ladies medical appointments.
Clinical Duties include:
Moving and Handling – Training provided
Administration of medication and record-keeping
VSN (Vagus nerve stimulation) Training provided
Epilepsy awareness, support and rescue medication