Post Ref: DPHRGGJ
Department: Non-council vacancy
- Closing date: 14 February 2020
Personal Care Assistant (Bournemouth, BH6)
£10.50 an hour -7am to 11am (Mon-Fri). Employed PA.
£10.84 per hour -if flexible additional hours are worked - during evenings (from 7pm), weekends and bank holidays.
I had an accident a number of years ago, resulting in a mild brain injury. This has led to other health conditions. I struggle with day to day tasks. I have good days and bad days. I enjoy art, and I am currently doing a university course.
About the Role:
I am looking for a team of Personal Care Assistants to support me in my home and university, and to support me to take care of my 12 year old daughter.
I am supported by a head P.A 11am-7pm (Mon-Fri)
Job role / responsibilities:
Support to ensure my Google calendar accurately reflects the times of my appointments & lectures. Support to attend all appointments, including travelling to & from University.
support to set realistic time periods for study to prevent fatigue
support to carry equipment to and from class
support to attend social events and support me to go shopping
support to book and attend appointments
Support for possible travel to London hospitals when required, (additional hours available)
support to keep my admin & appointments organised
support on occasions, throughout the year (additional hours available)– some night cover / weekends may be required
support to get out of bed and to dress in the mornings when I’m having one of my unwell days
support with some personal hygiene
support and administration of medication (training will be given)
support me to prepare meals and drinks
Support with domestic duties
Support me with my role as a mother, with my 12 year old daughter
Non-smoker & Non-Vaper due to allergies, anaphylaxis & Mass Cell
P.C. & smart phone capable
Previous experience of supporting people with a mild head injury is advantageous
Must have excellent organisational skills
Must be pro-active and able to use own initiative to complete tasks
Must be flexible with working times, within reason
Must have understanding, patience, enjoy socialising and be reliable
Must be confident to be directive as and when required
Must be legally able to work in UK
DBS checks will be carried out
Full, clean driving licence with business insurance and own vehicle or Full, clean driving licence and confidence to drive Employers vehicle.
Please note you will be working directly for the person who needs support, or their family and they will have all the responsibilities as your employer.
Please send your covering letter and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org Please specify in your contact your availability and preferred working hours.