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2 x Personal Assistants required, DPSS726


Between £10.01-12.00 Per Hour

Part Time

Direct Payment Support Service

Closing Date: 21/01/22

Job description
Listed below are details of the purpose and general tasks of the job to provide some insight of what is involved. It is advisable to refer to this when submitting your application for the post.
Job Purpose
To support a mother and son with physical support needs with domestic tasks, food preparation and personal care.
Location: Norwich, NR28
Duties to include:
  • Support with preparing meals, snacks and drinks, including batch cooking.
  • Household jobs to keep my home environment clean and tidy, including doing laundry, changing bed linen and hoovering.
  • Support with personal care routines including dressing/undressing, washing hair, managing toileting needs and bathing. I am able to carry out aspects of my personal care independently and require support with other aspects.
  • Providing parenting support as required, including supporting my son with dressing/undressing, taking him to and from school, and helping him put on his splints.
  • Wheelchair handling.
  • Any other reasonable duties as requested.
Person specification
Listed below are the skills, competencies and qualities that are essential and desirable for the post. My assessment of these, both on application and at interview, will be the main factor in determining if you are successful. Please refer to these when submitting your application.
  • Female due to personal care aspect of role.
  • Driving license holder with own vehicle and appropriate business insurance cover.
Summary terms and conditions
  • The rate of pay for this position is £12 per hour.
  • You will be reimbursed for any agreed expenses incurred as part of the role
  • Hours and times of work: 16.5 hours per week job share. Call times can be flexible as long as they are evenly spaced. This will consist of 4x visits Monday – Friday (45 min AM, 30 min lunch, 45 min tea and 30 min PM visit) and 4x 30-minute calls Saturday – Sunday.
The post is subject to the following
  • A satisfactory enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check, the cost of which will be covered by the employer.
  • Satisfactory references from two referees, one of which must be your current or last employer.
  • Completion of a satisfactory probationary period of 3 months.
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