Experienced Bank Personal Assistant required for a young lady who has cerebral palsy living in the Oxford area.
Our client is a 21-year-old lady who has cerebral palsy, is a part-time wheelchair user and requires support with personal care, transfers, accessing the community, managing her emotional needs and other aspects of her daily life. She has recently moved to live independently away from home.
We are looking for competent and interested persons to join our team on a full-time basis to support our client in her daily living and work towards her independence. The personal assistant should have some background of mental health, brain injury or other similar experience, to be able to manage challenging situations and the emotional demands associated with such work. Training and therapists/ Team Leader and Case Manager support will be provided
The personal assistant should also be able to enable the client to undertake educational, social and leisure activities including, support with home exercise program set up by the physiotherapist, shopping, cinema and going to events. The personal assistant should be able to be flexible, communicate clearly and keeping daily records is essential.
This will be an incredible opportunity to work alongside this client to enable her independence and development and to develop your own experience and skills. This role requires some flexibility as there may be events the client would like to attend might occasionally be out of the normal working hours. There are a variety of shifts throughout the week including some weekend shifts.
The personal assistant will be required to cover shifts as required, staff holidays and sickness. They should be flexible and willing to deal with the day to day needs of the family. A variety of shifts are available to include days, nights, and weekends.
Our client seeks someone who is well organised, flexible, and reliable. To have experience in working with clients with additional needs, especially relating to the key goals of the role as outlined.
Rates of pay £13.00 per hour Monday to Friday, £15.00 per Saturday to Sunday, £8.72 per hour for sleep-in Monday to Friday and £9.00 per hour sleep-in shift Saturday to Sunday.
An NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care or equivalent is desirable. Otherwise the applicant must be willing to undertake Care Certificate training.
All posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure with Adult Workforce Barring. Full training will be provided. A full driving licence is essential.
NB: Community Case Management Services Limited are not the Employer
Please refer to our website: www.ccmservices.co.uk and click on the tab which says ‘Jobs Notice Board’ to view the job description and to complete an application form.
Job Reference HR/EJ