Personal Assistant Required in Burnley BB10 Area, Lancashire
Motivated professional and upbeat
This is You
Self-motivated and well organised.? Personal or professional experience in care? Positive, with an upbeat attitude? Excellent team player?
If this is you then this may be the perfect role for you!
We are looking for Personal Assistants (PA’s) to work with a young lady who has a severe learning and developmental disability. She has a diagnosis similar to cerebral palsy. She lives independently in her parents home in a purpose built annexe. You will provide personal care,feeding via a gastric tube, assistance with all transfers and activities. The young lady is non verbal and has the use of a computer to assist her.
The role will be varied, sometimes the day will be about good conversation, friendship, and spending time at home. Other days will be about getting out and about locally, to enjoy social activities or appointments. Every day is about caring. There will be elements of the day spent at a 2:1 to assist with repositioning using a hoist and personal care.
The right person
Experience in working with a person who requires this level of care would be an advantage. It is not essential that you have experience in the clinical tasks but you must have common sense, be flexible, enthusiastic and willing to learn! You will receive full training in all aspects of caring. The main thing is that you have a naturally friendly and caring nature.
Work patterns are well planned with full and part-time hours are available. You will work as part of a team and willing to pick up additional hours and be flexible to cover holidays and times of sickness.
Successful applicants must be eligible to work in the UK. This post is subject to DBS checks the cost of which will be met by your employer.
The Pay & Benefits
Hourly rate: £9.50 + Company pension Hours: various hours
Training provided, DBS paid.