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Personal Assistant – Ipswich

  • Location: Ipswich
  • Rate: £10.00 per hour
  • Job Type: Parttime

Job Description

We are looking to recruit a personal assistant to support a gentleman living in his own home in Ipswich. Our client has an acquired brain injury that he sustained after a fall. He has had had several brain bleeds and strokes and has left sided weakness.

The role includes supporting him with his daily routine including, personal care, moving and handling, meal preparation, administering medication, shopping and accompanying him on outings and to appointments. Undertaking some household chores will also be part of the role. Any successful candidate should be able to work in a small team, and in an informal friendly setting.

We are looking for reliable people with good communication skills, a positive attitude and a good sense of humour. An understanding of acquired brain injury would be an advantage. Applicants should have previous experience of working or volunteering in the care industry and ideally working on a one to one basis in the community. Successful candidates will be required to undertake training and regular supervisions. Must be a driver with a clean license, access to a vehicle and hold business insurance or wiling to obtain it.

Hours of work: Average 7 hours per week. 8.30am – 10.30am and 3.30pm – 5.30pm on various days over 7 days a week. The majority of the shifts will be 3.30pm – 5.30pm but must be flexible to cover annual leave and sickness.

Rate of Pay: £10.00 per hour.

Applicants will be subject to an enhanced disclosure costs to be met by employer.

To apply Please ring 01246 520038 and quote ref: CP/SB/IPS or please click to apply online.

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