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Personal Care Assistant – Part Time

Background to the job: Part-time PA/Carer for my 17 year old son who has severe learning difficulties. The care required is for two early mornings and two afternoons/evening per week with additional hours in the school holiday and possibly some additional evening and weekend hours as agreed. We are located in the Rottingdean area of Brighton, very close to the seafront and therefore the bus routes.

Main Duties and Responsibilities: The job revolves around helping him with his immediate needs such as:
Washing, showering, dressing, maintaining his personal hygiene (he is fully incontinent and wears pads)
Eating/feeding (including preparing meals), giving medication (training will be provided)
Assist him to fulfil activities of daily living e.g. leisure (support on bus trips, going bowling, or trips to cinema, or going to beach/parks/shopping) and education (ensuring school bag is ready for school)

Genders which may apply for this job – Any

Hours per week – Hours/ Times of Work: During Term Time Tuesday and Wednesday Mornings: 6.45am to 8.15am (1.5hrs each) Tuesday afternoon/evening 3.45pm to 7.15pm (3.5hrs) Thursday afternoon/evening 3.45pm to 7.15pm (3.5hrs) During school holiday periods (including inset days) I will be able to offer further hours (i.e. full days whilst I am at work) (approx. 4 days per week) But these can be discussed and agreed as I have some flexibility around these.

Hourly rate – Rate from £8.20/hour paid monthly. You will be entitled to Statutory Annual Leave.

Area – Central Brighton, East Brighton, Hollingbury, Hove

Driving licence required – No

Employer has pets – No

Employer is smoker – No

Required care experience – Personal care, Working with children

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