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Job Opportunity: Personal Care Assistant

Private Care for an Individual in Gosforth, Newcastle
Full time: 3 shifts (36 hours) / 4 shifts (48 hours) per week
Part time: 2 shifts (20 hours) 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 which you will be caring.

The Role
We are looking for dedicated and reliable people with care experience to join our independently-run care team. You will be looking after a 35 year old man with Muscular Dystrophy who lives with his wife and son in Gateshead, soon to be Gosforth in April. 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.

There are 2 carers on each shift. Shifts are divided into Day (8.00am - 8.00pm) and Waking Overnights
(8.00pm - 8.00am).

Full Training Provided.

Key Responsibilities
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.

About You
Candidates should be: responsible, 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
Experience in Tracheostomy Care
Qualifications in Care or Nursing
All applicants must be vaccinated and willing to lateral flow before their shift.

Benefits
NVQ level 2 and 3 available.
Holiday: 5.6 weeks per year.
Enrolment into Government NEST pension scheme.

This job is funded by the government through CHC (Continuing Health Care) funding.


TO APPLY:
Send a CV and Covering letter to wardscareteam@gmail.com - with the subject header WardsCare2022
Initial interviews will be held online via Zoom.


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