We require 2 Female Care Assistants to care for a cheeky lady who has Down Syndrome. The lady lives in her own home and has her own Motability vehicle , therefore the successful applicants MUST be able to drive to take the lady to her activities. The hours can be flexible, and can be either part time or full time hours per week.
The shifts will be arranged at interview stage and are daytime hours between 7am till 10 pm. A rota will be discussed with all care staff, the applicant must be fairly flexible to cover other staff sickness and holidays.
The duties are to ensure the lady is safe at all times, help with personal care, to prompt her to be independent and to take her out to various activities such as swimming and horse riding.
The lady has limited communication skills, requires prompting and has a hip condition so can only walk short distances, therefore, she has to be pushed at times in her wheelchair.
Experience with Down’s would be advantage but not essential, the applicant must be kind, patient, able to work on their own initiative and have a fun bubbly personality.
The rate of pay is £11.54 per hour with time and a half for Bank Holidays.
A DBS and references are required for this position.
It is essential the applicant has their own transport due to the rural location, and that they are over 25 years old due to the insurance criteria to drive her Motability vehicle.
Exception under the Equality Act(2010)- the post is only open to females due to the personal assistance required.
Please apply by CV quoting ref: D458 for further information telephone our office on 01723 588002.
Nycil act on behalf of the employer, and will pass any applications direct to them
Reference ID: D458
Part-time hours: 23.5-37 per week
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent
Salary: £11.54 per hour
- Down Syndrome: 1 year (preferred)
- Driving Licence (preferred)