Personal Assistant

Closing Date: Sun, 30 Jul 2017

Closing time: 00:00

Job Title: Personal Care Assistant

Location: Bradford and Surrounding Area

Hours: Full and Part time shifts available

The company provides exceptional levels of person-centered care to their clients so they only want to recruit the best staff. You will be part of a valued team where support and career development is provided - helping you, to provide the highest standard of care.

You will provide personal assistance to individuals in the community from a social model approach to disability enabling  them to lead an individual, independent and dignified life.

You will also enable the service user to achieve independence and autonomy by providing appropriate person-centred assistance by meeting his/her personal care and day-to-day needs, independent living skills and support to engage in a range of commitments/activities in the community.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To enable the service user to engage in daily social interaction independently and safely at home and outside.
  • To assist the service user where required to make full use of the community resources and facilities (including leisure, recreation, learning and development).
  • To keep written records (including timesheets, details of relevant expenses etc) and to provide these to the company upon request, together with any reports.
  • To work individually or as a member of a team or as a rota of personal assistants as necessary, sharing tasks and duties as needed and as required by the company.
  • To maintain confidentiality in accordance with company policies and protocols.
  • To undertake as requested other reasonable duties commensurate with the purpose and grading of the position.
  • To participate in service user development plans.
  • To assist meeting the personal needs of the disabled person including assistance with eating, toileting, bathing, wet shaving, ironing, washing clothes etc.
  • To provide emergency personal assistance when required by the Independent Living Service.

 

Key Requirements:

  • Full, Clean Driver’s Licence.
  • Previous experience with personal care is a distinct advantage.
  • Punctual and Respectful.
  • An NVQ or BTEC level 2 or 3 in Health and Social Care will be advantageous.

 

You will be required to complete an Enhanced Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) (Disclosure) check.

£7.50 (per hour)

Hours: Various

Further details available at: www.bradnet.org.uk/careers

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