Personal Assistant wanted in Chorley Lancashire

An exciting opportunity to make a difference

The Opportunity

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.

Your Qualities

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.

The Role

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

Gastrostomy care

To Apply

Please consider the Job Description and then complete the online application form quoting Job Ref c11363d4 /AH/Lancs

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Let us Help You

We can assist you to be confident in making good plans and choosing the right options to get the support you need.

CALL: 0300 303 3064