Price Free
Category Homecare & Special Care
Published date 01/11/2016
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Country United Kingdom


JOB TITLE Personal assistants (PA)

Start Date: June 2016

Rates

£12 an hour with experience (negotiable favourably with availability and competence in Autism)

£10 an hour inexperienced but willing to be trained. Increase in salary after training is completed.





There are two Personal Assistant/Carer roles available. One role is permanent and the other is temporary.



The role is to support a family with three children aged 7, 5 and 5 maintain a balanced life. Two of our children have a diagnosis of Autism with Speech delay and require extra support from an adult before school, afterschool, some weekends and during school holidays.



It requires patience, flexibility and a willingness to learn, adapt and work with any of our three children depending on the support required by parents.



The post is subject to the assessed care needs of the family. The children enjoy both indoor and outdoor play. They enjoy going out for walks, to the playground, theme parks and play centres. They also enjoy swimming, cooking, music, watching television etc.





PLACE OF WORK

You will normally be required to work at the family home or out in the community.

When required, you will work away from the usual place of work, either accompanying the employer or independently.



Location: Deepcut Barracks, Camberley, Surrey.



Available Shifts at the moment:

Weekday Mornings – 7am to 9.30am

Weekday Afternoons – 2.45pm to 6.15pm

Weekends – 5 hours

Holidays – Flexible hours



PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1. To listen to directions and requests of client (or those given on client's behalf by designated representatives) and carry out all tasks consistent with clients wishes.

2. To acknowledge and understand the difficulties created by disability and society’s attitude to disability.

3. To arrive at the scheduled time, ready for work.

4. To respect the client's right to privacy and treat everything you see, hear and do as confidential.

5. To maintain the confidentiality of clients business at all times.



PERSONAL AND SOCIAL CARE TASKS

1 To assist with personal care mornings and evenings.

2 To assist with food preparation, cooking and serving.

3 To accompany me when requested to activities, social venues, meetings, etc.

4 To assist with correspondence, making phone calls, etc.

5 To assist/support with medication.



DOMESTIC TASKS

1 Housework - including general cleaning, dusting, hoovering, mopping the floor, washing up, laundry, etc.

2 Shopping or assistance with shopping.

3 To assist with light gardening duties.

4 Any other duties that may be appropriate.



GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

1 To respect client's possessions and equipment and use them only with their prior consent.

2 To respect client's relationships with family, friends and visitors.

3 To discuss any problems with client (and designated representative) as soon as possible so that the matter can be resolved before becoming a major issue.

4 To understand the importance of preserving clients dignity and independence in the working relationship.

5 To understand that your personal and/or family life should not impact on your responsibilities as an employee.

6 To respect client's right to make own decisions and face the consequences of those decisions.

7 To undertake training as required.





Other Requirement

To be patient, confident, empathetic, dedicated, reliable and compassionate.

Flexibility and the ability to drive confidently is also very important.

You must also have good written and spoken communication skills in English.

This position is subject to an enhanced DBS check





For more details, application or enquiries:

Contact: 07854571041 by call, text or WhatsApp





Thank you.









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