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Organisation:Direct Payments 

Working Hours: Part Time , Hours per week - 23 

Salary:Starting salary £11 per hour - Pro-Rata 

Appointment Type:Permanent 

Location:., ., Leicestershire, LE5 

Reference:DP0456 

Closing date:17 August 2022 at midnight 


JOB DESCRIPTION
 
Based in Leicestershire, you will carry out personal care for a male paraplegic in his 50’s. This will include daily care routine, rehabilitation, exercise, social and domestic tasks including cleaning, laundry, meal preparation, shopping, light gardening and providing transport for attending appointments and outings in the community.
 
JOB DETAILS
 
The starting salary is £11.00 per hour.
The contracted hours are 23+hours per week.
The hours of duty are between 8am-5pm and 8pm-9pm to be worked on a rota with another support worker.
Employee benefits include 5.6 weeks holiday (pro-rata) and workplace pension
 
MAIN DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
 
To become familiar with daily routine.
To support client with personal care including bowel and bladder management.
Getting the client up with morning routine and putting to bedtime routines.
Shopping and when required, to prepare and serving meals.
To be responsible for domestic tasks including but not limiting to aspects of cleaning and tidying the house including ironing, vacuuming, laundry, dusting, windows, washing up and administrative duty etc.
To run household/personal errands as required.
To provide transport (drive) as required.
To help out with any miscellaneous tasks as and when required.
 
JOB SPECIFICATION
 
Ensure that all duties are carried out to the highest standard and that the welfare of client is paramount at all times.
 
You should be:
- Responsible
- Reliable
- Respectful
- Encouraging and enabling
- Understanding and empathetic
- Flexible
- Understand the challenges faced by wheelchair users
- Willing to learn
 
You should have:
- Ability to listen and learn
- Good interpersonal skills
- Ability to be personal yet professional
- Good communication skills
- Literacy and numeracy skills
- Ability to treat people with dignity
- A clean and current driving licence
 
Desirable
- Some experience working with people with Spinal cord injury
- Some Experience of moving and handling and knowledge of bladder and bowel care
 
Closing date for applications:  17th August 2022.
 
Please apply by completing the application form below and returning to the address stated or via email to dpssrecruitmentline@leics.gov.uk quoting reference number CS659488 or forward an up to date CV to the email address above quoting reference number CS659488.


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