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Personal Care Assistant

Salary:
£8.21 Per hour
Location:
Crigglestone
Company:
Northern Case Management

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Teenager with cerebral palsy requires part time PA for afterschool support £10 p/h WF4
UKCIL Job Reference: 7c2b796c

Our Client is a teenager who has Cerebral Palsy, he attends a local specialist school during term time. He needs complete assistance with all of his activities of daily living, including personal care.  He has epilepsy and takes fluids, nutrients and medication by gastrostomy.  He has a purposely adapted vehicle to enable his PA’s to take him out in the community.  He currently lives with his family in the WF4 area with his family in a specially adapted property to meet his needs.  He requires hoisting for all transfers.

As he attends school in term time we are looking for someone to provide support after school from 4.00pm – 5.30pm weekdays. During school holidays additional hours will be required to cover full day shifts.  This post may suit someone who already works in a school and is looking for some extra hours after school and in the school holidays.   

Pay Rates

£10.00 per hour weekday
£10.50 per hour weekend 

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

 ·         Promote, monitor and maintain health, safety and security in the workplace.·         Promote effective communication and relationships. ·         Contribute to the protection of individuals from abuse. ·         Enable client to maintain their personal hygiene and appearance. ·         Enable client to participate in recreation and leisure activities. ·         To establish and maintain a trusting, therapeutic, working relationship. ·         To be responsible for the client’s personal welfare. ·         To provide personal care for the client, this will include personal hygiene. ·         To supervise activities in line with the care plan guidelines. ·         To contribute to all household duties including, cooking, cleaning, dusting, washing and ironing clothes. ·         To travel to hospitals or elsewhere for therapeutic care. ·         To travel for social or other activities. ·         To liaise with other agencies.·         To complete daily records as advised including; time sheets, care plan summary and critical incidents, petty cash and any other documentation in place.·         Attend review meetings with the employer and other persons as nominated by the employer. ·         To attend training sessions and complete online training as arranged. 
  It is a criminal offence for people who are barred from working in regulated activity to apply for roles that require them to work unsupervised with that particular group (i.e. adults at risk, children or both). Enhanced DBS with barred checklist is required.   


Services
  • Personal Care
  • Domestic Care
  • Administrating Medication
  • Social + Leisure activities
  • Support to remain independent

Training
  • Essential PA Guide
  • Safeguarding Adults/Children
  • Moving & Handling
  • Food Hygiene
  • Safe Administration of Medicines
  • First Aid
  • Hand hygiene

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

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