Glossop, East Midlands
I am a middle-aged man living at home in Glossop with my wife and 2 cats. I have a Christian faith and attend church weekly. Due to my Multiple Sclerosis I am not always able to communicate verbally but I use facial expression and my communication aids to be understood and to communicate. I am unable to mobilise independently. I use a wheelchair and I have a ceiling hoist to support with all transfers. I require support for daily living, my personal care and support with accessing my social life, within the community. I enjoy going out with my wife and my PA.
My care tasks are complex and a good understanding of Multiple Sclerosis, the way the symptoms interact and effect my body would be ideal. You will work as part of a team of PAs, supporting each other to cover holidays and sickness. The role is within my own home and wider community. Full mandatory online training and face to face training will be included.
The ideal candidate would be a carer/support worker with experience in supporting other people who have Multiple Sclerosis. You will be required to be physically well to support me with my transfers and also to be able to drive my car. You will be paid £10/hour plus holiday accrual. You are entitled to 28 days holiday worked out pro-rata as well as pension contributions if you are eligible.
I am looking for part time Personal Assistant to work flexibly to meet my needs. Shift Pattern: 9am – 5pm. Also cover for holiday and sickness as required.
5.6 weeks holiday is awarded per year as standard (pro rata for part time positions). Employees are also able to join the Company Pension scheme after 3 months’ service, subject to the rules of the scheme, as well as our Cash Back Health Plan after completion of a successful probation period.
If you are interested in applying please send a covering letter and your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or please ring the office on: 0345 241 5565 to request an application form.
(The position is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure and is exempt from the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974)