Position: Personal Care Assistant - Permanent
Location: Poynton, Cheshire
Hourly rate: £13.50
Hours per week: 8-35 hours
Vacancy type: Permanent (full time and part-time)
Job Reference: SOLOHLD2- Bank
ABOUT THE ROLE
We are looking for a caring individual to join our current support team as a bank worker, supporting a young lady with complex health needs who lives in her own home in Poynton. You will be expected to build a good working relationship with the client, her family, and her team of PAs.
Key responsibilities & duties Include but are not limited to the following: To develop and maintain a caring and supportive relationship with our client. To provide health care support including personal care, medication administration, nutrition and moving and handling, always following instruction from senior team members. To be available to take part in the on-call rota when required. You will also provide social and emotional support within the home and support the client to access the community and attend local activities.
We are looking for an individual who is reliable, trustworthy, kind, and caring. You must be able to work as part of a team and have the ability to use your own initiative. Due to the nature of the position, we are looking for candidates who can offer flexibility within their availability. Car drivers with a full clean driving license and willing to drive the client’s wheelchair accessible vehicle (manual gears) are essential, and candidates must meet the requirements for motor insurance purposes. The position is based within the client’s home but also within the wider local community. There will be occasions whereby it is necessary to travel to alternative locations. You will be required to work flexibly, and your working hours will include evenings, weekends, bank holidays and waking nights. You will need to be reasonably fit and not afraid of water (swimming pool) because the client, who is a wheelchair user, enjoys taking part in a number of indoor and outdoor physical activities.
In return for your dedication, you’ll receive a competitive rate of pay plus:
- Competitive rates of pay
- Generous annual leave entitlement
- Company pension scheme after 3 months’ service, subject to the scheme rules.
- Opportunity to join our Cash Back Health Plan, after successful completion of the probation period.
- Free training and development for all roles
- Access to wellbeing and support tools
- ‘Employee of the Month’ rewards and ‘Long Service Awards’
And so much more!
All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and are exempt from the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. As part of Safer Recruitment, any offer of employment will be conditional pending receipt of two satisfactory references (see our Safer Recruitment Policy for more information).
HOW TO APPLY
If you are interested in applying for the position, please send a covering letter and your CV to email@example.com
Due to the personal nature of the duties and in the interests of privacy and dignity this post is restricted to female applicants only (as allowed by Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010).