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Personal Care Assistant

ROT015609 GN
4-weekly
Permanent
Part-Time
Rotherham

Personal Care Assistant required in the S26 area of Rotherham

 

To support a gentleman with slight brain damage and mental health difficulties in maintaining an independent and fulfilling life that meets his chosen lifestyle. The gentleman enjoys visiting the local shops and garden centre.

 

The role would be best suited to a caring and trustworthy individual.

 

Hours per week:

6 hours per week over 2 days. 4 hours on one day and 2 hours preferably on a Wednesday.

Flexibility with days/times required and ideally available to work during the mornings.

 

Rate of Pay:

£9.50 per hour

 

Duties include:

  • Assistance with meal preparation.
  • Accompanying and supporting your employer to access the community and visit local shops.
  • Assistance with shopping on occasion.
  • Light household duties such as hoovering, cleaning and ironing may be required.
  • Duties could vary day to day, so a proactive approach to your role will be required.

 

About you:

  • A driver with access to their own vehicle for work purposes is essential. Fuel expenses for use during work hours would be paid by your employer.
  • A DBS may be required. The expense would be met by your employer.
  • You must be an enthusiastic individual, as well as reliable, punctual and flexible, with a positive attitude and excellent communication skills.
  • Can work under your own initiative and preferably with previous experience in 1:1 care support.
  • Experience in a similar role is desirable, with an understanding of and of promoting independence. Training will be required around current needs as required.

 

Please note that this advert has been placed on behalf of our client. Should your application be successful, and you are offered the position, you will be directly employed by the client and not by PeoplePlus - Independent Living Services.