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PA required in South Norfolk to assist partially paralysed young man

DPSS Recrutiment

, NR14

Job Description

Job Purpose:
I am a partially paralysed young man who is looking for someone to provide me with support with day-to-day tasks, hobbies and social activities. I am determined to have the best chance of recovery and the best quality of life and you would be helping me towards achieving this goal.

Location: South Norfolk, NR14

• Assisting in all matters of personal care, including, dressing/ undressing, washing, bathing and using toilet facilities
• Assisting with the preparation, cooking and serving of meals, snacks and drinks
• Carrying out general housework as required, including changing beds, laundry, ironing, tidying and light cleaning duties
• Providing companionship and mental stimulation, including participating in activities as required by the service user, including games, hobbies or other recreational activities
• Providing a chaperone service to drive the service user to appointments, day trips, outings, shopping or any other general errands outside the home
• Encouraging and overseeing the management of any medication or administering such medication where necessary and required
• Monitoring of health-related conditions such as diet and fluids, keeping records where required
• Ensuring relevant notes, information and records are kept and maintained and handovers are duly carried out to pass on relevant information where necessary
• Responding to any emergency within a timely and efficient manner
• Reporting progress and any concerns to parents

Duties of the PA/ Care Assistant may vary depending on daily needs and routines.

Person specification:
• Flexible approach to shifts- may include a requirement to work evenings, weekends and bank holidays
• Respect for individual dignity and privacy and taking my complex needs into account
• Personal car with appropriate insurance
• Reliable, regular attendance

• Friendly and good humoured

Summary terms and conditions:
• Rate of pay for this position is £13 per hour
• Hours and times of work: 25 hours per week, exact days and times to be advised in advance
• Annual holiday entitlement for this position will be equivalent to the work I would normally expect to be done during 5.6 consecutive weeks
• This position requires the employee to complete the following free annual training: GDPR, Health and Safety, First Aid, COSHH, Moving and Handling, Personal Care, Risk Assessment

Post is subject to the following:
• A satisfactory enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check, the cost of which will be covered by the employer
• Satisfactory references from two referees, one of which must be your current or last employer
• Completion of a satisfactory probationary period of 3 months


£13 per hour


Part time



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