Personnel Assistant

Job Ref: KE134

Industry Sector: Healthcare

Location: Comber

Type: Permanent

Salary: 20000-30000

Contact: Kelly Eccles


Job Description

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Premiere People Healthcare are seeking to recruit a permanent Personnel Assistant to work with a Service User. Premiere  are seeking a bubbly, gentle , caring candidate to work closely with a young adult and their family circle. 

The successful candidate will be required to work mainly at the Service User's residence providing support duties to them and their family . This  involves/accompanying the Service User to various places and/or travelling to venues to collect items . Hours of work may vary depending on the service user's needs and the employer will let you know in advance what hours will be required.

Duties

  • The main duties of this role will be to provide support and care for a disabled person with domestic and social tasks .
  • Applicants will be required to use equipment such as; hoist, electric bed, nebuliser, tilt chair, wheelchair, feeding , shower trolley, bath and wheelchair accessible motor vehicle.
  • Applicants will be required to part take in leisure activities such as reading stories, playing music, arts and crafts, massage, attending outings and parties, walks (indoor/ out door) and taking Service User on drives.
  • Domestic tasks - dusting, ironing, ensuring domestic surfaces are regularly cleaned and tidied. Responsible for making sure the Services User's space is clean and maintained , such as changing bedding, cleaning and ensuring their clothing is fresh and in wardrobes.
  • Support family with appointments, collecting medications, dropping off and collecting services user from respite or social events. Assists with taking Service User to visit family and friends.
  • Reporting/record keeping , must report any concerns regarding the Services User or issues within working environment. Record daily activities for the service user ( example: level of seizures, amount of feeds/output).
  • Administer medication / injections ensuring the medication routine has been recorded.
  • Applicants must be able to work evenings and weekends.
  • Applicant will be required to provide respite cover for family in family home as and when required.
  • At times the successful candidate will be required to help support the needs of the service user's siblings.
  • Provide over all family support as and when required.

Criteria

  • Minimum of 2 years paid experience working with adults/children with disabilities in a care setting.
  • Must have Uk driving licence and able to drive wheelchair accessible car.
  • Able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

Please note that applicants will be required to part take in pre employment checks before he/she can commence employment.

For more information or to apply for this role please contact Kelly Eccles on 02890 720104.

 

 

 

 

 



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