Female Personal Assistant

Posted 2 months ago

  • Bluntisham, Huntingdonshire, Cambridgeshire, East England
  • Permanent
  • External
  • Expires In a month
Personal Assistant, Personal Care, Personal Support, Care Worker, Permanent, Cambridgeshire
Female Personal Assistant
Female Personal Assistant is required for a young lady who has Cerebral Palsy, living in the Cambridgeshire area.
The client is non-verbal.  You will-
work with her in a communication and support role, enabling her to lead as fulfilling a life as possible, maximising her physical and psychological well-being and safety at all times
give help and assistance with activities of daily living and act as a communication partner at school, at home and when accompanying her to social and leisure activities.
organise her diary and appointments and receive training in how to use AAC (alternative and augmentative communication). This is the key element of the role and you will act as a conduit between her home and family and her school.
The ideal Personal Assistant will have a background involving care and/or teaching. Alternatively, you may be a recent graduate in a healthcare or teaching field.
Working hours: 36 hours per week
The Personal Assistant will be required to work 12-hour shifts (09:00am – 21:00pm & 21:00pm – 09:00am, which is a sleeping night shift). Contracted hours will be negotiable and variable, covering a range of shifts. Overtime may be available, and flexibility and good organisational skills are essential.
Working hours: Full time, variable (part-time and job share also considered)   
The client seeks someone who is well organised and flexible
An NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care or equivalent is desirable. Otherwise, the applicant must be willing to undertake Care Certificate training.
All posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure with Child Workforce Barring.  Full training will be provided. A full driving licence is essential.
Vacancy Information:
Location: Cambridgeshire
Salary range: Competitive Salary
Job type: Permanent
Job Section: Care
Working Hours: Full time 36 Hours per week (Part-Time Considered)
Contact: Mamoona Ibrahim
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Personal Assistant, Personal Care, Personal Support, Care Worker, Permanent, Cambridgeshire