Website Mr Simon Dodds
Employer under Direct Payments
Personal Assistant (minimum age 21)
1 x 40 hour Fixed term contract (maternity cover 12 months)
£10.00. per hour
An additional £10.00 per night fee for waking nights.
Doble time paid for Christmas Day and New Year’s Day
40 hours per week permanent
Monday – Sunday
Days, times and sessions are based on a rolling 6-8 week Rota system and can be discussed at interview.
Shifts consist of days, sleep in’s and waking Nights
Added Benefit Associated to the role include-
7 weeks per year annual leave entitlement (inclusive of bank holidays)
Regular supervisions. Training & Development Program
I am the employer and father to my 25 year old daughter who has complex behavioral issues and associated with her Autism that requires her to have 3-1 support at all times .
She has diagnosis of Autism and Challenging behavior so any candidate applying would need to have experience and knowledge of the characteristics associated and an understanding of the impact this can have on the individual and those providing care.
My daughter resides next door to her mother and me in South Tyneside Area. She has her own designated home with separate entrance for access in and out of the property, to facilitate an independent/supported Living Environment. There are two pet dogs in the home.
I have a team of 9 employees and I am seeking an additional staff member to join our team.
Given the support and care required, there will option of additional hours/shifts offered to allow for holiday cover/sickness etc.
I have a team of health care professionals who visit me regularly to support the staff and they provide a varied training package to develop the staff skills and knowledge.
I am seeking to recruit a suitably qualified candidate to join our support team and cover a 12 month maternity..
I require a personal assistant who can assist my daughter with the following:
· administering medication
· manual handling,
· all aspects of personal care including bathing, showering and assisting with changing clothes
· domestic chores cleaning, cooking etc
· domestic Chores around the home to ensure risk of infection is reduced
· preparation of meals and drinks
· escorting to appointments
· escorting and supporting my daughter to access social activities
· liaising with other people/professionals
· delivering support based on the tasks associated to different shifts, including sleep in’s, waking nights and day shifts
· working as part of a team
· reviewing medication and administering medication – ensuring medication is replenished and in date
Mandatory training will be provided within the first 6 months of employment.
Ongoing training and extensive support will be offered by the staff team, Senior Personal Assistant & Health Care Professionals involved.
Supervisions will be offered.
The needs may vary from day to day and your tasks may reflect this. You could be required to perform other duties as reasonably required.
I am looking to recruit a personal assistant who has experience and an interest in working as part of a team and becoming an integral part of my daughter’s day to day life.
You will be expected to deliver all aspects of care set out within the care plan and assist her in achieving a fulfilling and meaning life. The ideal candidates would need to demonstrate skills sets such as resilience, team working and flexibility, have a good sense of humour and an outgoing personality.
Good communication skills are essential.
Full driving license is essential as the role requires you to drive the employer’s vehicle, for insurances purposes you must be a minimum age of 21.
Due to the nature of the work for which you are applying, this post is subject to a satisfactory DBS disclosure (costs will be covered).
Mandatory Training and Development Program included
There is a package of training offered to all new members of staff, including a formal induction process and shadowing of current staff
The training offered is through classroom style face to face training and online e-learning.
Staff can work towards Level 2 NVQ work based/e-learning Qualification
Training will be provided to the successful candidate following confirmation of their employment and will be provided within the first 6 months of employment
All training available
Ø Manual Handling and Lifting
Ø Infection Control
Ø MCA & DoLS training (restriction & restraint)
Ø Fire Safety First Aid
Ø Physical Intervention Training
Ø Food Safety
Ø Food Hygiene
Ø Domiciliary Personal Care
Ø Safeguarding Adults
To apply for this job please visit www.penderelstrust.org.uk.