Female Personal Care Assistant needed Barrow-in-Furness, Walney Island – maternity leave cover

Common sense and enthusiasm

Is this you?

Do you have an interest in supporting people to lead an ordinary life? Do you have a passion for helping someone to maintain their independence?

The job

We are looking to recruit a female Personal Care Assistant to support a lady who has complex health needs. This will be a temporary position to cover a team member’s maternity leave, for a minimum of 9 months up to 1 year.

The role will include providing support with personal and health care needs. You will be involved in clinical support tasks including catheterisation management, administering medications and other clinical responsibilities.

The right person

It is not essential that you have experience in care and support but you must have common sense, be enthusiastic and willing to learn! You will receive full training in all aspects of clinical duties. Applicants need to be qualified drivers with access to a vehicle for work purposes.

You will work alongside the lady, her family, the existing team and trained healthcare professionals who will provide full support during induction and training in all aspects of clinical and other duties. You will work in the family home, where everyone works well together.

Hours of work

17.5 hours per week for 3 weeks / 28.25 hours per week for 1 week

Monday every week: 6.00pm – 9.30pm 

Tuesday every week: 11.00 – 2.00pm every week

Wednesday & Thursday every week: 9.30 am – 2.30 pm and 6.00 pm – 6.45 pm

Saturday and Sunday, 1 week out of 4: 9.30 am – 2.45 pm and 6.00 pm – 6.45 pm

There may be the opportunity for additional hours, including overnight support. 

Pay & more information

£11.00 per hour & £12.25 per 45 mins clinical tasks

You will receive paid annual leave

Overtime may be available to cover annual leave and sickness across the team.

Successful applicants must be eligible to work in the UK and will be subject to a DBS check and clearance, which will be paid for by the employer.


Please complete the online Application Form quoting job reference PHB/42e9/ML

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