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JOB DESCRIPTION
Personal Assistant

GENERAL INFORMATION
Personal assistant needed to assist a female child who has a severe physical disability and was born with Arthrogryposis.

She also has left hemiparesis which is a weakness on the left side of the body.

She is hoisted, and needs support for transfers and personal care.
She is non-verbal, but she has good use of body language and she uses a communication device.

HOURS OF WORK

Monday- Friday
8.00am till 9.00am
4.00pm till 5.00pm
8pm-9pm
1 additional hour per day (school holidays only = extra 5 hours)

RATE OF PAY
£9.40 per hour

TASKS CAN INCLUDE
• Assist with personal care when and where required.
• Help get ready in the morning.
• Assistance with pad changes.
• Help to get ready for bed.

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED
• Flexibility.
• Reliable.
• Good sense of humour.
• Trustworthy.
• Friendly.

ABOUT THE JOB
Though a part-time job, this will be a proper job requiring a National Insurance number to be submitted. A probationary period of 6 months will be necessary in the first instance. The wage will be paid monthly on return of a payslip provided by the Centre for Independent Living. You will receive appropriate holidays and holiday pay.