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Nuneaton, West Midlands


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SOLOEYW

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Position Title: Personal Care Assistant

Ref: SOLOEYW

Location: Nuneaton

Hourly Rate: £13.50 per hour £15 per hour for bank holidays

Hours Per Week: 14 to 28 hours a week made up of 6-hour days in the week and a 8 hour shift at the weekend

Vacancy Type: permanent

Job Reference: SOLOEYW 

Closing Date: 19th July 2024

ABOUT THE ROLE 

I am a young female wheelchair user and live with my family in Nuneaton, Stockingford. I rely on my parents and a small team of assistants to provide my personal care and to support me with day-to-day living activities. 

I love to be outdoors, I have my own transport but also love to use public transport, I rely on the people supporting me to become familiar with my forms of communication and support me in the community.

The hours will be 14 hours to include one weekday 6 hours and one weekend day 8 hours no overnight stays shift can be discussed at interview stage, more hours available if wanted. 

Due to the nature of the role the client requires a female personal assistant to support with personal care including bathing and dressing, PEG feeding training is provided, administering medication, continence management, provide stimulation, hoisting to and from bed training provided, escorting me to and from social activities, Domestic support, to carry out any other duties or activates connected with the role.

ABOUT YOU 

Patience, prepared to learn and understand my specific needs, be able to administer medication, A desire to maintain high standards of hygiene, driving license essential, None smoker, be able to work under instruction, be honest, reliable, and trustworthy, maintain confidentiality, to treat myself and home with respect, well organized, have excellent communication skills, be prepared to undergo training. None smoker.

Car drivers with a full, clean driving license are essential, and candidates must meet the requirements for motor insurance purposes.

BENEFITS

 In return for your dedication, you’ll receive a competitive rate of pay in addition to:

 · 5.6 weeks holiday per year (pro-rata for part-time positions).

 · 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.

 · ‘Star of the Month’ rewards and ‘Long Service Awards’.

 And so much more! 

SAFER RECRUITMENT

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 our Safer Recruitment practices, any offer of employment will be conditional pending receipt of two satisfactory references (see our Safer Recruitment Policy for more information).

SAFEGUARDING COMMITMENT

Solo Support Services recognises that everyone has the right to be safe from abuse and neglect. We will actively promote the safety, health and well-being of everyone in our care by fostering an honest, open, caring and supportive climate within the organisation. We believe that safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility.

HOW TO APPLY

If you are interested in applying for the position, please send a covering letter and your CV to office-west@solosupportservices.co.uk

We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds and promote accessibility and inclusivity for all. Solo Support Services is committed to the recruitment and promotion of all on the basis of ability and suitability for the role irrespective of disability, race, gender, health, social class, sexual preference, marital status, nationality, religion, employment status or age. Our organisation is committed to treating your application fairly on these grounds.

Please be advised that decisions regarding applications and employment are made in conjunction with our client. Therefore, applications will be shared with them for consideration. We will anonymise all information provided to us to ensure your data is kept confidential prior to an offer of interview. You can view our privacy policy on our website: www.solosupportservices.co.uk/aboutus

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