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Female Carer / Personal Assistant

JH/KC/NHH2
16.00 per hour
Permanent
19 / per week - Part-Time
Bishops Stortford

Responsible to:            Directly accountable to and taking direction from the employer

Hours:                           19 hours per week

Work Pattern:               Monday: 10am-4pm

Tuesday: 9am-10:30am and 5pm-7pm

Thursday: 9am-10:30am and 5pm-7pm

Friday: 10am-4pm

Hourly Rate of Pay:      £16.00 per hour

Based at:                     Bishop’s Stortford, Hertfordshire

Job Purpose

We are looking for a female PA/Carer to support a 19 year old female with complex medical needs within her family home. She is a wheelchair user but highly independent.

We are looking for an individual who is compassionate, intuitive, reliable with a good sense of humour and a respectful attitude. Ideally be motivated and have the ability to help her achieve as much independence as possible, as well as having the ability to use your own initiative when required but recognising the need to step back when the situation arises. Flexible in the hours and times that you can work. Some form of health and social care experience preferred.

Main duties

Assistance with medical tasks including: PEG Care, suprapubic catheter, sterile procedures and care of a central line, and more.

Medication administration

Support in accessing the community - attending social activities, days out, hospital appointments etc.

Helping with general daily tasks

Helping assisting her to achieve independence along with her lifestyle choices and goals; including a return to studying

Full training will be provided.

Other medical support to be discussed at interview.

To perform such other duties as may reasonably be required.

Special Conditions

This post is subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check at the Employers request prior to commencing employment. This is confidential and at no cost to yourself.

Candidate must hold a driving licence.

The offer will be made subject to satisfactory references.

The post carries a 3 month’s probationary period.

Disclaimer

The Rowan Organisation is acting on behalf of a third party and will not be your employer, nor responsible for any actions arising out of your employment.