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Personal Assistant (PA)

Location: Based in the Congleton area with trips to various therapeutic activities

Nature of the job role: This role will offer the chance for the right person to make a positive difference to a young lady’s life. You will be required to undertake personal care tasks as required, as well as support in a variety of therapeutic and social activities. Flexibility is essential as you will be required to provide holiday and sickness cover. Duties will include driving a wheelchair adapted vehicle and use of hoists for transfer.

You will be working as part of a team to provide personal assistance and care to a young lady with cerebral palsy / complex needs in the Congleton area. You will be accompanying her to various therapies / activities on a daily basis, ensuring the young lady gains fun and enjoyment out of life, administering medication etc. You must be flexible and available for daytime and occasional evening and weekend work.

The young lady is a wheelchair user with cerebral palsy. She requires regular suction, routine medication, feed administered via PEG and oxygen requirements.

The role requires you to work alongside another PA at all times during daytime activities.

You must be able to demonstrate excellent social skills, have a practical, hand on approach, full UK driving license, have a positive outlook, bubbly personality and a good sense of humour.

Must be reliable, flexible, honest, patient and a good time keeper. Must be able to work as part of a team.

These duties may vary from day to day.

Any other reasonable duties that may be necessary.

Hours of work:
Minimum 15 hours per week 8.30am - 4pm on a rotation basis with the other PA’s

Rate of Pay:
£11 per hour

Qualifications and Experience:

Full UK Driving License (own vehicle not required)
Previous experience in a care role desirable
DBS check will be completed before appointment to the role.
References required.

Previous medical experience not necessarily required as full training will be given.
Must be available to start work ASAP.

If you are interested in this position and would like to find out more, please send a copy of your CV and cover letter to pa-recruitment.cheshire@outlook.com

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