Personal Assistant/Enabler

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    Private Employer

    Funded by the Direct Payment Scheme, Payroll by Penderels Trust

    I am looking for candidates to join my Personal Care Assistant Team (Male or Female considered) (Candidates ideally 10 minute drive from Rubery).

    Position Available From Monday 13th January 2020 (subject to satisfactory references and following the completion of a two-week trial).

    I am an outgoing disabled, independent 30-something, living in the Rubery area. I live in a two bedroom bungalow & have an assistance dog. I am looking for personal care assistants to join my small team to support me in remaining living independently.

    Hours: I currently have 45.5 hours approved support over 7 days, but there is a very real possibility this could increase to around 70 hours per week from 1st April 2020. I am looking for a team of about 6 PAs/enablers and I currently have 2. This means there are currently 4 positions of around 10-15 hours per week available at my home address. Weekend and late evening availability ESSENTIAL!

    What you would be doing

    Assist me to get up and ready in a morning, Assistance with housework, accessing the community Mid-Afternoon toilet call(s) Support with preparing meals Later evening toilet call.

    You may sometimes be asked to accompany me on outings/overnight stays

    Starting rate of pay: £8.21ph, rising to £8.72 per hour from 1st April 2020 for staff aged 25+. £25.00 per night away from my home address, up to 6 nights per week, as and when required, maximum £152.00 per week.

    Flexibility with times and number of days to work essential, due to the nature of my lifestyle. Respect & work alongside my Assistance Dog.

    The person I would like

    Flexible and Reliable Own transport essential Driving Licence essential MUST be able to drive a manual vehicle) Previous care experience would be advantageous, but not essential, as personality and a willingness to learn is key to this role. (Moving & Handling training provided) You should be fun and outgoing with a can do attitude Have a kind and caring disposition, and be patient You must respect my privacy and confidentiality at all times. Able to promote my independence at all times.

    For more information or to apply for this role please forward me some information about yourself along with a covering letter to: learealpic@hotmail.com This is a direct application and you are employed by me, (fully insured.) Therefore no offers from pre-existing care agencies will be considered. No timewasters please.

    To apply for this job email your details to learealpic@hotmail.com.