Personal assistants/Carers required to assist a fully dependent young lady who has Cerebral Palsy in her own home, based in Orpington, Kent.
3 Shifts available as follows…
Monday - 7 AM – 3 PM
Tuesday - 7 AM – 2.30 PM
Wednesday - 7 AM – 12 Noon
Thursday - 11.30 AM – 7 PM
Friday - 7 AM – 12 Noon
Alternate Saturdays - 11 - AM – 8 PM
Monday - 2.30 PM – 10 PM
Tuesday - 2 PM – 10 PM
Wednesday - 3 PM – 10 PM
Thursday - 7 AM – 12 Noon
Friday - 3 PM – 10 PM
Alternate Saturdays - 11 AM – 8 PM
Monday - 9 AM – 12 Noon
Tuesday - 5 PM – 7.30 PM
Wednesday - 3 PM – 6.30 PM
Thursday - 6.30 PM – 10 PM
Friday - OFF
Alternate Sundays - 11AM - 6PM
Competitive salary of £9.50 - £10.50 depending on skills and experience.
Candidates must be able to provide the following prior to interview…
UK work Permit (if applicable)
Enhanced DBS check, dated within the last year
Photo ID (UK Driving Licence or Passport)
Description of Role
To provide a safe, stimulating and progressive environment and lifestyle for the client who has Cerebral Palsy affecting all four limbs. An ability to remain positive, calm and engaging at all times will be essential. The role will be mainly assisting the client to lead as independent life as possible with a variety of activities, but will also include some elements of housekeeping.
Candidates must have excellent communications skills, be computer literate and
Full personal care will be required, along with regular pad changing and hoisting
Experience of tube feeding would be preferable, but training will be provided
Any knowledge or experience of alternative therapies could also be advantageous, but is not essential.
Applicants must be willing and able to enter a hydrotherapy pool and support client
Applicants must be able to drive a large automatic vehicle and have a full, clean licence
This role requires regular elements of moving and handling and you will need to be physically fit, with no pre-existing conditions that may affect your ability to safely carry out your duties.
As this role is to provide personal care to a vulnerable young lady, only female applicants need apply.
Due to health concerns only applicants who DO NOT smoke or vape will be considered for this role.
An excellent attendance record in previous roles is essential as repeated absence will negatively impact on our own working commitments