Support Worker

Job Reference
PER541643
Salary Description
10.00/hr
Contract Type
Permanent
Location
Dudley
Advert

Support Worker/Personal Assistant

Job Description

Job Purpose and work duties

To support and assist a male client with a spinal cord injury resulting in needing to use a wheelchair 24/7. Assistance will be required in a family environment and within the local community. To support employer with day-to-day activities enabling the employer to maintain an independent and fulfilling life that meets their chosen lifestyle.

Other duties will include:

Helping with

  • Personal Care including bowel management (training provided), showering, dressing
  • Moving and handling, assistance with transfers (with hoist)
  • Domestic tasks e.g. laundry, house cleaning and meal preparation
  • Shopping
  • Pet care, including assisting client with dog walks and assistance with pets (dog and tortoise) around the house when required
  • Assistance with childcare
  • Taking to appointments
  • Assisting with leisure and community activities

 Supporting with

  • Mobility, ensuring the employers safety
  • Undertaking activities for employer
  • Ensuring employers home is clean, hygienic, and safe

Spinal injury training will be provided in order to fulfil this role

Location

  • Within the employer’s home and surrounding area of Dudley

 Requirements

  • Experience of providing care
  • Has a keen interest in pets, specifically dogs and is passionate about working with them
  • Enjoys working in family environment and likes to be around children
  • Driver essential 
  • Patience
  • Ability to understand and deliver the needs of the employer
  • DBS check will be required

 

Hours and rate of pay

  • 40hours available per week at £10.00 per hour
  • Monday – Sunday, Full time/part time hours available.
  • flexible on start and finish times, early start 7:45am this will be agreed in advance.
  • Can be split between two PA’s

 

‘Please note that this advert has been placed on behalf of one of our customers.  Should your application be successful, and you are offered the position, you will be directly employed by the customer and not by PeoplePlus’

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