Personal Assistant/carer

Personal Assistant/carer


Company: Direct Payments recipient. Ref TS680364 Location: Melton Mowbray Job Type: Part-Time Hourly Rate / Salary: £13.42ph if employed PA. £17ph if self employed PA. Working Hours: 10


PA will use clients Motability vehicle.

Pension (if eligible)

DBS paid for by local authority.

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: £17ph. Employed PA rate: £13.42

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.

Challenging behaviours: requires familiar people who can anticipate needs, structured routine to the week is key. Can demonstrate 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.

To apply for this role, please forward an up to date CV by email to . Please remember to quote reference number TS680364 as part of your application.

Contact Details

Tracy Smith / / 01163057745
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