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Carer required in Attleborough DPSS636


Between £10.01-12.00 Per Hour

Part Time

Direct Payment Support Service

Closing Date: 15/10/21

Job description
Listed below are details of the purpose of the job and what tasks are involved. It is important and advisable to refer to this when submitting your application for the post.
Job Purpose: I’m a lady in my early 60s with a learning disability, causing limited vocabulary and understanding. I am usually quite shy until I get to know you, and I can become quite anxious, so full guidance will be provided in how to tell when I’m getting upset and how to best distract me. Your role will be to support me to attend kidney dialysis sessions each Saturday and keep me company.
Location: Attleborough.
·      Driving me to and from the Bowthorpe Kidney Centre in your own vehicle, or we can take a taxi if you don’t have a vehicle that you can use for work purposes.
·      Encouraging me to keep calm and still during dialysis.
·      Keeping me company during dialysis – I particularly enjoy having my nails painted.

·      Assisting me to take oral medication.

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.

·       Ideally be a car owner/driver with suitable business use insurance.
·       Quiet and easy-going personality.

·       Patient with an understanding of people with learning disabilities.

Summary terms and conditions
  • The rate of pay for this position is £11 per hour.
  • You will be reimbursed for any agreed expenses incurred as part of the role.
  • Hours and times of work: 6 hours a week to be worked Saturday from 11:30am-5:30pm.
  • The annual holiday entitlement will be equivalent to the work I would normally expect to be done during 5.6 consecutive weeks.
This post is subject to
  • 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.

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