Personal Care Assistant for a gentleman P/T £13.09/hr in Prudhoe - FTE - £25.5k

Job details
Posting date: 23 April 2024
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 23 May 2024
Location: Prudhoe, NE42
Company: UKCIL
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 4ef83055

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Personal Care Assistant for a gentleman P/T@ £13.09/hr in Prudhoe - FTE - £25.5k

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Hello, I am a 31 year old young man with a diagnosis of Congenital Cerebral Palsy and have an associated severe learning disability. I have an exciting opportunity for new team members to join my healthcare team. I live on my own with my care team in Prudhoe. If you would like to work in a rewarding role in a friendly and family orientated employment setting, we would love to hear from you.Hours availableI require 1:1 support over a 24-hour period 7 days per week and 2:1 support in accessing the community. I am looking for a PA to join my team to support on a Saturday and Sunday 8.30am to 6pm 3 weeks out of 4 weeks.The shift pattern is as follows:
5 x 9.5 hour shifts in a 4 week period (8.30am to 6pm per shift ) = 47.5 hours every 4 weeks including some days on a weekend.
I am also looking for bank staff who can support me when my regular PA’s are on holiday or for sickness.TrainingIf you have caring and compassionate qualities, then you don’t need any previous care experience, as you will learn all your new skills in your new role. You will work under supervision until full healthcare training is complete and competencies are signed off by health care professionals. I would like you to start work as soon as we receive your enhanced DBS check (cost to be met by Employer). You will also be required to cover for staff holidays and sickness when needed.Main dutiesPersonal CareMoving and HandlingAdministering Medication via the PEGEpilepsy CareSupporting with eating meals and fluids.Hourly rate of pay£13.09 per hourPersonal specification:Positive outlookCaring and compassionate natureHonest and reliable.Respect confidentiality.Ability to both take instructions and use own initiative.Sense of humour and outgoing

Key Responsibilities

  • Meal Preparation
  • Personal Care
  • Domestic Care
  • Social + Leisure activities

  • Safeguarding Adults/Children
  • Moving & Handling
  • Food Hygiene
  • First Aid
  • Hand hygiene

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

  • Safe Administration of Medication
  • Continence Care
  • Epilepsy Awareness
  • PEG Feeding

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