PA Vacancy

Female Personal Assistant AMS/DP/002/21

Job Title:                      Female Personal Care Assistant/Support worker

Responsible to:          Direct Payment employer

Hours:                          10 hour night shifts (10:00pm-8:00am)

                                        30 hours per week (3 night shifts-Friday Saturday & Sunday)

Rate of Pay:                 £10 per hour

Location:                     High Heaton


A current support team is looking for staff who are experienced, committed and professional to work as part of a team within the family home.

Are you looking to make a difference, do you have experience in health and social care, and do you enjoy night working?  Then this could be a great opportunity.

Nature of the Job

Working alongside another PA through the night, you will provide waking night cover to support a 14 year old girl with complex needs.  This will enable the family to get some much needed sleep.

The role will also include some elements of light domestic tasks.  For example meal prep/ clothes for the next day, light cleaning, ironing etc.

During the night you will be responsible for any repositioning, change of pads and ensuring her safety throughout the night. If she is awake you will engage with her in activities. It is a waking night and you will be expected to stay awake.

Please see the Job Description for full details.

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An enhanced DBS will be required, paid for by the employer

Closing Date for applications 11th February 2021


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