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PA required in South Norfolk to assist partially paralysed young man – 25 hrs p/w £13 p/h


South Norfolk


Between £11-£15 Per Hour

Part Time

Direct Payment Support Service

Closing Date: 29/02/24

Job Purpose:
I am a partially paralysed young man who is looking for someone to provide me with support with day-to-day tasks, hobbies and social activities. I am determined to have the best chance of recovery and the best quality of life and you would be helping me towards achieving this goal.

Location: South Norfolk, NR14

•    Assisting in all matters of personal care, including, dressing/undressing, washing, bathing and using toilet facilities
•    Assisting with the preparation, cooking and serving of meals, snacks and drinks
•    Carrying out general housework as required, including changing beds, laundry, ironing, tidying and light cleaning duties
•    Providing companionship and mental stimulation, including participating in activities as required by the service user, including games, hobbies or other recreational activities
•    Providing a chaperone service to drive the service user to appointments, day trips, outings, shopping or any other general errands outside the home
•    Encouraging and overseeing the management of any medication or administering such medication where necessary and required
•    Monitoring of health-related conditions such as diet and fluids, keeping records where required
•    Ensuring relevant notes, information and records are kept and maintained and handovers are duly carried out to pass on relevant information where necessary
•    Responding to any emergency within a timely and efficient manner
•    Reporting progress and any concerns to parents

Duties of the PA/Care Assistant may vary depending on daily needs and routines.

Person specification
•    Flexible approach to shifts, may include a requirement to work evenings, weekends and bank holidays
•    Respect for individual dignity and privacy and taking my complex needs into account
•    Personal car with appropriate insurance
•    Reliable, regular attendance

•  Friendly and good humoured
Summary terms and conditions:
•    Rate of pay for this position is £13 per hour
•    Hours and times of work: 25 hours per week, exact days and times to be advised in advance
•    Annual holiday entitlement for this position will be equivalent to the work I would normally expect to be done during 5.6 consecutive weeks
•    This position requires the employee to complete the following free annual  training:
•    GDPR, Health and Safety, First Aid, COSHH, Moving and Handling, Personal Care, Risk Assessment
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