Personal Assistant/Carer, Accrington
Clean UK Driving Licence Required.
Minimum of 27 hours each month to be worked on a flexible basis with additional hours required in replace of another personal assistant to meet the needs of the employer with some flexibility available.
To assist a 31 year old man affected by Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI), also known as Brittle Bones to access the community safely to various places such has days out, museums, park walks, seaside resorts and general outings and will also include some medical appointments.
The employer, from the Accrington area, will also need help with all aspects of personal care and will rely on the experience and expertise of his carer to provide this, previous experience is required with complex disabilities.
The young man is mentally very alert but has a significant physical disability and is reliant on his motorised powered wheelchair for his mobility, the use of a track hoist system will be required with full training provided with the cost covered by the employer.
5 hour per week on Mondays or Thursdays from 9:30am until 14:30pm at the hourly rate of £8.50 per hour and alternate Sundays from 17:30pm until 21:00pm at the hourly rate of £9.00 per hour.
Annual leave cover will be required during the absence of another personal assistant with plenty of notice provided, the role is ideal applicants who are looking for flexible hours around school times to meet the needs of the employer and successful candidate.
Must hold a clean UK driving licence with a minimum of 2 years driving experience to accomadate the transport of the service user in his specially adapted vehicle (manual) and must be confident driving on motorways.
Skills and Specifications:
- Sense of humour
- Common sense
Must be willing to undertake DBS check if required (the cost of which will be covered by the employer)
Please do not hesitate to get in touch should you have any questions in relation to this great job opportunity.
Post Closing Date: Friday 25th January 2019