Personal Assistant/Carer

Personal Assistant/Carer


Company: Direct payment recipient. Ref TS680364 Location: Melton Mowbray Job Type: Part-Time Hourly Rate / Salary: £18ph for self-employed PA’s, or £14.44 for directly employed PA’s. Working Hours: 10 (during school holidays only)


DBS provided by funding authority, if you do not already have the relevant certificate.

Pension enrolment (for directly employed PA's)

5.6 weeks paid annual leave (for directly employed PA's)

The Role

An individual with severe learning disabilities and autism who lives in Melton Mowbray requires a PA for 10 hours per week (2 days of 5 hrs) during school holidays only.

Hours/days: 10 hours per week. 2 days per week, 5hrs each day. Prefers Mon-Fri, but can be very flexible with hours/days. REQUIRED DURING SCHOOL HOLIDAYS ONLY.

Rates: Self-employed PA rate: £18ph. Employed PA rate: £14.44

Duties: To support in the community, take part in social and leisure activities. Requires support with all aspects of daily living. Some personal care tasks such as pad changes, cutting up food, ensure sufficient fluid intake. Supporting decisions by using communication aids.

PA will have use of a Motability vehicle.

Client likes/dislikes: football, likes going out in the park, to the funfair. People watching. Does not like fast moving things.

Client requires familiar people who can anticipate needs, structured routine to the week is key. Can demonstrate some challenging behaviours, usually non-compliance (refusing to get out of car for carers). It is felt these behaviours are with new people, but with consistency there appears to be no challenging behaviour.

Moving and handling: Wheelchair user.

The ideal person will be flexible, reliable, proactive and have relevant previous experience. This is a long-term part-time role.

An Enhanced Adult DBS is required for this role.

Role subject to interview and references.

Contact Details

Tracy Smith / / 01163057745
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