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Personal Assistant/Carer Required CR/SW/BRI

  • Location: Brighton
  • Rate: £8.73 per hour
  • Job Type: Parttime

Job Description

We are looking to recruit a Support Assistant to assist an adult who is a wheelchair user with multiple health problems in the Brighton Marina Village area. The client is female and wishes for female only applicants due to her personal care requirements.

The role is to support the client in her own home and out in the community. You will be required to undertake duties such as assisting with Personal Care, Medical help in emergency situations, House work- cleaning, laundry, tidying, emptying bins etc, Light gardening, Cooking vegetarian and gluten free food, Help with pet care (I have an assistance dog and a kitten), Help with administration of medications and medicine stock taking, Companion for adventures, Attending appointments and leisure activities and to support her with engaging with the community.

Weekday shifts are busier, with more healthcare administration (making appointments, arranging transport, phoning the pharmacy, filing medical letters etc) so a good level of English is required.

The weekend shifts are more social and include cooking for me and my guests, driving me places/trips out and household chores.

The post may also require you to accompany the client on holiday if requested.

Their interests… The client is a young, outgoing woman who loves to socialise, have friends over, go to church and adventure in the big wide world! She love animals, nature and fun!

They are looking for: Female applicants only. Applicants must have a Full Clean UK Driving Licence for hospital appointments, trips out (wheelchair accessible vehicle provided). Some care experience would be desirable.

Times and Days required: Saturday &/or Sunday shifts and back up/cover shifts. The rota is 08.00 – 18.00 & 18.00 – 08.00 the on call is 08.00 – 22.00.

Applicants must be flexible to meet the needs of the client. Some times and days may vary. Applicants will need to be available to cover other workers etc.

Rate of Pay: Support Assistants: £8.73 per hour, the on call £40 plus your hourly rate for any hands on care you provide whilst being on call

Other benefits are enhanced bank holiday rates, company pension facilitates, enhanced welfare schemes, access to Child Care Vouchers, Full training and opportunities to undertake Diploma qualifications.

An enhanced disclosure is required (expense to be met by employer)

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