Personal Assistant required in Preston PR26
Caring Friendly Support
This is You
● Self-motivated and well organised.
● Do you have personal or professional experience in care
● Positive, with an upbeat attitude with a sense of humour
● Excellent team player.
● Keen to learn new skills.
● Able to work within a small team and support each other.
We are looking for Personal Assistants (PA’s) to work with a lady with MND (Motor Neurone Disease) who lives independently at home with her husband.
You will provide all personal care tasks, including shower, catheter care, and supporting the use of the toilet.
As well as medication administration via a PEG, hoisting, and driving a mobility vehicle. Some of the shifts will be 2:1 and this will give more flexibility around personal care.
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 giving caring, friendly support
The right person
Experience in MND , hoisting and medication administration would be an advantage
It is not essential that you have experience in care 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.
Hourly rate: £10 to £11 per hour + Company pension and 5.6 weeks holiday
Hours: various hours full time and part time
DBS paid for by the company.
We will also be recruiting a Senior PA on £11.00 this can be discussed at the interview stage.
Driver is preferable
Work patterns are well planned with full and part-time hours available. They will be worked over a 7 day period covering the weekends.
You will work as part of a team and are 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.
To apply for this position please contact Salvere on firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 0300 303 3064 and ask for Ann Holt quoting ref no: SSL/VR c1d3ac17