Personal Care Assistant - Job Opportunity: Gosforth, Newcastle
Private care for a 36-year-old man in his home
Full and Part time available: 20-48hours per week
Salary: £11.14 per hour
This job posting is for a private position, working for one client in his home; the client is the employer and the person for whom you will be caring.
We are looking for dedicated and reliable people to join our independently-run care team. You will be looking after a 36 year old man with Muscular Dystrophy who lives with his wife and son in Gosforth. He has a fully adapted flat and gets around using an electric wheelchair.
It is a rewarding and enjoyable job for successful applicants; you can build a great working relationship with the client and care team, take the initiative in your responsibilities, and really help make a difference. As well as helping out in daily tasks, you will also accompany him to social activities and events, such as: football games, concerts, the cinema, and holidays.
Shifts are divided into: Day (8.00am - 8.00pm), and Waking Overnights (8.00pm - 8.00am).
There are 2 carers on each shift.
Full Training Provided.
Completing daily tasks such as: showering, toileting and dressing, all with the use of specialist equipment such as ceiling hoists.
Administration of medicines, and use of medical equipment: PEG, ventilator, cough assist, tracheostomy.
Providing a high level of care and professionalism, as well as being good company and accompanying to social events.
Candidates should be: responsible, professional, enthusiastic, caring, outgoing and talkative.
Although we can provide full training, we are particularly keen to find candidates who have previous experience working in a care setting.
All applicants must be vaccinated and willing to lateral flow before their shift.
NVQ level 2 and 3 available.
Flexible shift patterns.
Holiday: 5.6 weeks per year.
Enrolment into Government NEST pension scheme.
This job is funded by the NHS through CHC (Continuing Healthcare) funding and Direct Payments.