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Personal Care Assistant – Middlesbrough – D572

If you are an experienced carer looking to work in the Stokesley area this role could be ideal for you. A gentleman with Advanced Parkinson’s Disease is looking for a Personal Care Assistant for between 16-24 hours a week. Hours can be agreed to allow flexibility for the successful candidate to combine with applying for other similar roles in the area, or work around own family commitments.

The role involves working on a one to one basis with the gentleman to achieve the best quality of life by assisting to maintain interests, engage in community life and meet all personal care and health needs.

The successful candidate will join a small team of carers with a rota in place with patterns of work which could include day-time and twilight shifts over a 7 day week.

Family friendly and flexible working will be accommodated where possible, if there is a preference for particular working hours please state this on your application.

The rate of pay is £13.00 per hour

Job Description:

1:1 care, including all aspects of personal care, dressing, peg medication/food administration, meal preparation ie purifying foods and light domestic duties. The gentleman is a wheelchair user which requires experience with transfers (moving and handling).

Also included in the duties are; to support, help and interact with the gentleman allowing him to engage in his hobbies and interests which include gardening, cooking, photography and DIY.

The ideal candidate must have experience in personal care, able to drive as the gentleman has a wheelchair adapted vehicle, experience with Peg Medication administration would be an advantage, but not essential as training would be given, as this procedure is required every 2 hours.

Applicants must have access to a vehicle as the bus service in the area is very poor.

A DBS and references are required.

The rate of pay is £13.00 per hour with time and a half for bank holidays and 5.6 weeks’ holiday entitlement (pro-rata).

Please apply by CV quoting ref: D572 for further information telephone Nycil office on 01723 588002

Nycil act on behalf of the employer, and will pass any applications direct to them.

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent
Part-time hours: 16-24 per week

Salary: £13.00 per hour

Experience:

  • Home care: 1 year (preferred)

Language:

  • English (preferred)

Licence/Certification:

  • Driving Licence (preferred)

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