Personal Care Assistant

Recruiter
WITHELD
Location
Huntingdon
Posted
10 Jul 2018
Closes
15 Jul 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Personal Care Assistant required to live in the family home to assist in the care and support of a young man with a physical disability.

The successful candidate will be required to assist him with all aspects of personal care including washing, dressing, personal hygiene and helping him to eat his meals.

Other duties will include cleaning, cooking, some light gardening and walking his dog. This young man has a very active and fun-loving mind and therefore we are looking for an individual that will play a key part in helping him enjoys his hobbies which include gaming and playing pool. You will also be required to drive his specially adapted van in order that he can get out and about.

This position would suit an individual who is happy and easy going, with an empathetic nature and a very positive and optimistic attitude to life.

Due to the nature of the role, versatility and commitment is key.

As this position is a live-in role based in the family home, you will have your own bedroom and bathroom with internet access and TV. Meals will be provided whilst on duty.

You will be required to have a clean, full UK driving licence and an enhanced DBS check. Assistance can be provided obtaining a DBS check if this is not something you already hold.

Hours vary between 40-50 per week on a split shift basis. Hourly rate will rise to £10 per hour after successful completion of probationary period.

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