Personal Assistants – Chorley Lancashire

Kind, Caring and Fun!

The Job: A Fantastic opportunity to join the Health and social care Sector in 1-1 Personal Care and Support

Hours of work:  variable hours across term time and college holidays.

Salary: £9.50- per hour with an enhanced rate for bank holidays. There are 5.6 weeks of paid holidays, a pension scheme, training, and development is encouraged and funded, with the opportunity for progression.

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!

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

  • Administration of medication and record-keeping

  • VSN

  • Epilepsy awareness, support and rescue medication

  • Gastrostomy care

Ideally, you will have a driving license, though it’s not essential!

You will be required to undergo a full DBS, this will be at a cost to the employer

We are looking forward to your application and meeting you!

To apply please complete the online application form  quoting Ref SAL/VW/LANCS

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