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PA/Carer required in Barford DPSS641

Barford

Between £12.01-15.00 Per Hour

Part Time

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Closing Date: 22/10/21

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: To assist with a variety of tasks which will support me to live an independent personal and social life. I live with my wife, but am trying to be less dependent on her for everything.
I have a weak left side after a stroke in 2013 and am mainly wheelchair dependent.  Can stand and step, and do transfers, but need someone nearby.  I have a power chair and accessible garden space.  I enjoy being outdoors as much as I can.  I used to be an inventor and still have a workshop where I do what I can manage and sometimes need help.
I want to walk and see a physiotherapist regularly and need help with exercise.

Location: the village of Barford – five miles west of Norwich, on Konnect bus 3 route

Details:
·      Personal duties: 

Toileting, shower, dressing (including for going outdoors and for resting during the day) ‘sitting service’.  Make sure I don’t get chilled.

·    Domestic duties:

Make sure my clothes, bedroom and bathroom are clean, and that hygiene materials are in stock.  Make hot drinks.  Make sandwich and packet soup if my wife is out at lunch time

·   Social duties: 
Be willing to listen to my interests.  I do not need lots of chat.  (Be aware I have some cognitive delay and mood changes and tire quickly.
These duties may vary from day to day.

Any other reasonable duties that may be necessary

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.

Essential
·       Punctual, reliable and enthusiastic.
·       Interested in developing yourself as a carer, as training can be provided.
Summary terms and condition
·      Hours and times of work: Daily 1.5hours probably from 9.30-11am.  Plus additional 4.5 hrs to be agreed as my wife’s schedule requires. As this role involves 7-day a week cover, it will need to be split between two people, so please state your availability on your application.
·      Rate of pay: £12.50 per hour.
·      You will be paid twice your normal rate for work carried out on a bank holiday.
  •    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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