Personal Assistant / Support Worker

Job Reference
WRX 536889 (WG)2
Salary Description
8.91 PH
Contract Type
Permanent
Contracted Hours
12 / per week - Part-Time
Location
Wrexham ,
Wrexham
Advert

Personal Assistant

12 hours per week

2 days per week

2 x 3 hour shifts per day

 

Thank you for your interest in the above-mentioned job vacancy. I will be recruiting staff with the help of People Plus Group.  This is an organisation that supports people in Wrexham to recruit their own staff.

 

The job is described below, and an application form is enclosed for you to complete. Please return the completed form to People Plus Group who will pass it on to me.

Location

WREXHAM

 

 

Advert:

About the Employer

 

I am an 11 year old girl living at home with my mum, dad and younger sister

 

I like to listen to music, whether it is on the radio or somebody singing to me, I also enjoy playing with and holding soft toys.

 

On the television my favourite things to watch are cartoons.

 

I need help with feeding, and support with my personal care too.  I use a hoist and a wheelchair to help me move around and increase my mobility.

 

I I am a quiet person and don’t talk, but I am very good at letting people know how I am feeling with noises and expressions.

 

I have Hydrocephalus and cerebral palsy which both effect me in the ways described above

 

 

Summary of Duties

 

 

 

To provide support to access various social and recreational activities. You must therefore have a clean driving license and use own vehicle.

 

To provide support with preparing meals, snacks and refreshments

 

To support with personal care, toileting, showering, cleaning etc.

 

To support with hoist / wheelchair and other related equipment to improve quality of living for the citizen

 

To assist in the maintenance of independent living and so provide her with a greater range of opportunities to enhance his lifestyle.

 

All support to be provided using a person-centred approach.

 

The post will include 5.6 weeks paid annual leave (pro-rata)

 

The person they are looking for

 

The ideal person will have a good sense of humour and should also display plenty of energy, initiative and enthusiasm. In addition, applicants should be patient and trustworthy with a flexible and empathic attitude.

 

A positive attitude and clear understanding of confidentiality is essential. Promoting the independence of the client will be the main focus for any support.

 

You must be reliable, friendly and punctual.

 

You must be flexible as hours may vary depending on the monthly rota

 

The following skills/experience will be required – manual handling, first aid and food hygiene, Training can be provided.

 

To have an understanding or knowledge of specific disability training relevant to the citizen, and / or a willingness to undertake training if provided.

 

Hourly rate

£8.91 per hour

Hours of work

2 days per week

6 hours per day -  2 x 3 hour shifts per day

 

 

Times required

7.00 am -  10.00 am   / 2.30 pm – 5.30 pm

Days required

2 days a week to be confirmed in interview on a monthly rota

 
 
 
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