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Personal Care Assistant DPSS588

King's Lynn and West Norfolk

Between £8.30-10.00 Per Hour

Part Time

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Closing Date: 17/09/21

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 provide personal care, domestic support and companionship to C, a happy gentleman with a good sense of humour, who has disabilities resulting from two brain tumours. The current post holder has worked with C for many years and describes it as a lovely place to work where C’s mum makes you feel like part of the family.
Location: King’s Lynn.
·      Supporting C’s mum with his personal care including changing incontinence pads, using a ceiling track hoist.
·      Domestic tasks including laundry and meal preparation.
·      Assisting C to eat.
·      Doing the weekly shop.
·      Organising and attending appointments.
·      Building a friendship with C; C needs patience and is slowly developing his speech.
·      Supporting C to get out and about, i.e. to the shops, when he’s more mobile.
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.

  • Car owner/driver with appropriate business use insurance.
  • Experience of moving and handling.
  • Patient and friendly.
  • Adaptable with work tasks.
Summary terms and conditions
  • The rate of pay for this position is £9.37 per hour.
  • You will be reimbursed for any agreed expenses incurred as part of the role.
  • Hours and times of work: 42 hours per week to be shared between two PAs, working 4 days on, 4 days off on a rolling rota. The hours of work are 9am-4pm Mon-Fri and 9am-12:30pm Sat-Su
  • 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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