Director

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Personal “care” Assistant required by a disabled man in Chessington

You will be considered if you are only able to do part of these shifts

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday 9pm to 9am for a waking nightshift       £13 per hour

Monday to Friday 4pm to 7pm (some flexibility in start and finish time)                 £13.50 per hour

Starting date: immediate/4 weeks if notice required

No experience is required for this position as comprehensive training is provided: an understanding of disability issues is useful, but not essential. You will need to have common sense, be reliable, reasonably fit and healthy with a positive, can-do attitude and excellent communication skills.

This position is to work with a 48-year-old man who works full-time for local government in town planning. He needs a Personal “care” Assistant who can also work flexibly and act responsively when required. He enjoys good conversation, DIY, technology, theatre, music, cinema and being with family and friends. Your role is to assist the PA User to lead his life based on his individual choice.

Personal Assistants provide all personal care, domestic and practical support. The includes:

  • All personal care: dressing; bathing; going to the toilet, feeding, etc
  • A waking night shift (you must be able to wake easily – a recliner chair is provided to rest whilst on-call)
  • Light housework and shopping
  • Accompanying to visit friends, family, meetings, etc

Personal Assistants need to be flexible, trustworthy and be willing to learn and open to new ideas. This is an active and interesting position and provides plenty of opportunities to gain new skills and have unique and varied work experiences.

To apply for this job email your details to director@ILAnet.co.uk.