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Personal Care Assistant

  • Post Number: DPZBDA
  • Division: Non-Bournemouth Borough Council Vacancy
  • Salary details: £ - £ (Pro rata for part time)
  • Additional Salary Information:
  • Contract Type: Casual/Relief
  • Employment Status: Casual
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  • Location: Bournemouth
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Closing date: 28 February 2019

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Personal Care Assistant - Bournemouth BH5  Southbourne area

About the Role:

I am looking for a Personal Care Assistant to provide support to my son, who has autism and learning difficulties.

The role will be split between 3-4 PA’s, covering a total of 45 hours per week term time, and 65 hours per week during holidays, Monday to Saturday. The rate of pay will be £9.50 per hour.

Full days Tuesday and Wednesday available. Also, some evenings and weekends by arrangement. 

I also need additional support for 2 nights per week, 10 hours per night at £7.83 per hour. 

The ideal candidate will be one who can offer some flexibility regarding hours. 

Main Duties will include but not limited to:

  • To support with socialising so that my son does not become socially isolated
  • To support at home to ensure he is safe
  • taking places such as cinema, shops, swimming, littledown centre activities
  • To encourage healthily eating
  • To encourage exercise
  • cooking
  • cleaning and tidying
  • to assist in the care of his pets, dog, lovebird and tortoise
  • To support with some personal care
  • To support to attend appointments
  • To monitor behaviour and mental health

 Ideal Candidate:

  • Previous PA experience in a similar role is essential and knowledge and/or experience of autism is essential
  • Must be able to deal with challenging behaviour
  • Must have patience, enjoy socialising and be reliable
  • must have clear communication
  • Confident to be directive as and when required
  • Full driving license
  • DBS Checks will be carried out
  • Legally Able to Work in UK

For more information or to discuss the role further, please contact Ashley on 07508230063, or email your CV to ajadamsdog@hotmail.co.uk

 



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