ago29 days ago
Job Title: Personal Care Assistant (PCA)
Purpose of the post:
To enable me to enjoy as independent life as possible at home, socializing and at work
I am an easy going, friendly person, I am multi-disabled, blind, wheelchair user, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. I want to enjoy my life and you can help. I enjoy talking, reading, socializing, talking (again) learning new skills (currently learning to play the keyboard and Braille music) and have I mentioned I like to talk.
Hours of work:
Flexibility is essential, However, I require the following basic hours:
A PCA to work one day or two days per week
Other shifts available
Bank Staff also needed
Pay and holiday:
Pas will be paid at a rate of £10.50 per hour gross weekday
Pas will be paid at a rate of £11.50 per hour gross weekend
Pas will be paid at a rate of £86.40 per sleeping night shift.
Pas will also be paid at the normal hourly rate if woken during the night
Pas will be entitled to 5.6 weeks paid holiday per year, pro rata.
Typical tasks might include:-
Intimate care needs
Washing & Dressing
Stoma Care (training will be provided)
Hoisting in & out of bedShowering
PEG feeding & medication
Domestic duties: housework, including laundry and Leisure activities: Accompanying me on walksAccompanying me to the libraryAssisting me to go shoppingAssistance to meet up with friendsAssistance to attend appointments Enabling me to care for my guide dog.
Enabling me to work
This job description is not exhaustive and PCAs will be expected to carry out any reasonable duties required by the employer.
Good Sense of Humor
Must be female (a Genuine Occupational Qualification exists under the Sex Discrimination Act)
Must be comfortable having dogs around
Reliable and trustworthy
Must have a flexible approach to the work
Must be willing to muck in
Due to liquid oxygen there no smoking policy during working hours.
Hold a clean current driving license and having driven recently
Experience of caring for a disabled people
Experience of Manual handling
please do get in touch my email address is: click to contact if you have any questions about the role.
there are lots of opportunities available training etc.
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