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Personal Care Assistant

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  • Post Ref: DPHRMM
  • Department: Non-council vacancy
  • Salary details: £9.25 per hour
  • Employment Status: Part Time
  • Hourly Rate:
  • Hours: Approximately 21 hours per week
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Working Weeks:
  • Closing date: 23 November 2019
  • Interview date:
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A Personal Care Assistant is required to assist with a variety of tasks that will support the client live an independent personal and social life.

About the role:

The successful candidate will be providing support for a female adult living with Vascular Dementia and Alzheimers working within a small team of carers. You will provide assistance with all areas of personal care, support in participating in daily planned activities, administering all medication & meals and carrying out household duties. The successful applicant will receive pension contributions, holiday entitlement & be fully insured. 

Hours: 21hrs per week including evenings & weekends. This is flexible subject to enquiry. 

Salary: £10 per hour employed.

Start Date: ASAP

Person specification:

Must be an experienced PA with knowledge & experience of dementia. Good communication skills are essential. The applicant must hold moving & assisting certification including the use of hoists although annual updates will be provided by the employer. Driving licence preferred but not essential. DBS preferred but can be obtained for the right candidate. References required. 

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.

For more information or to discuss the role further, please contact the Personal Budgets Team on 01202 451863 or send your covering letter and CV to personalbudgets.team@bcpcouncil.gov.uk