Personal Care Assistant for a young person P/T £15.00/hr in Canterbury/Folkestone area

Job details
Posting date: 27 May 2024
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 25 June 2024
Company: UKCIL
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 49184a82

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Personal Care Assistant for a young person P/T@ £15.00/hr in Canterbury/Folkestone area

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One happy competent reliable carer required to join our team of 6 carers, caring for a young man with quadriplegic cerebral palsy in Canterbury/Folkestone area. Non verbal client has a talking aid and it doesn't take long to get to understand him. Client is friendly and enjoys eye gaze games on his computer and outings to the local zoo, bowling, cinema, shopping and cafes. Non smoker preferred due to client's medical condition.PA/Carer must have a clean driver's licence to be able to drive automatic Motability vehicle. Please note we live in a rural location so a car is essential to get to work.Experience useful, but not essential as full training can be provided.Usual shifts will be Fridays 8am to 6pm. Extra hours and the occasional sleep night may be available from time to time.Duties include getting client washed and dressed. Preparing his breakfast and feeding him, having good interaction playing games with client on PC device, taking him out in his own automatic Motability vehicle . Preparing and feeding him simple cooked food mashed up, personal care, PEG and catheter care, manual handling using ceiling track hoist, hydrotherapy sessions with client, washing and some ironing, keeping rooms clean and tidy, getting client ready for bed.Own carer's room with free Wi-Fi, tv, en suite facilities, own kitchen area. Good rates of pay, holiday pay and pension provided.

Key Responsibilities

  • Meal Preparation
  • Personal Care
  • Domestic Care
  • Social + Leisure activities
  • Support to remain independent

  • Essential PA Guide
  • Safeguarding Adults/Children
  • Moving & Handling
  • Understanding challenging behaviour
  • Food Hygiene
  • First Aid
  • Hand hygiene

  • Full UK driving license
  • Own personal car
  • Can drive a motability equipped car

  • Safe Administration of Medication
  • Continence Care
  • Catheterisation
  • PEG Feeding

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