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Female Personal Assistant, Day Support – Up to £15.00 per hour – York – Deeper Care Solutions Ltd –

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Deeper Care Solutions Ltd

Female Personal Assistant

Location – York

Permanent contract – Various hours

Day Support

Up to £15.00 per hour

 

 

Female Personal Assistants are needed to support a university student in York. Due to complex needs the occupational requirement is a female carer.

 

Several roles of around 30 hours a week (less or more hours negotiable) days and nights are available. The young woman is extremely creative & enjoys all things arty as well as reading, watching documentaries and going on adventures. Personal or professional experience of supporting people with complex mental health problems and/or people on the autistic spectrum is preferred but not essential. Applicants should have an interest in this area.

Tasks will include:

  • Administering medication
  • Assisting the client with strategies to maintain mental health and wellbeing
  • Assisting the client with sensory regulation
  • Cooking & baking
  • Light housework/cleaning (laundry, vacuuming, washing up, dusting etc)
  • Watching tv together (especially documentaries), playing games etc
  • Going out and about in the client’s Motability car.
  • Shopping (food, clothes, for fun etc)
  • Visit and phone calls to the doctor, dentist, vet etc
  • Collecting and organising pharmacy medicines.
  • Supporting the client to do the creative things she enjoys
  • Supporting the client to do physical activity, such as sport and swimming
  • Supporting client with some aspects of personal care
  • Supporting client to keep the Assistance Dog spending area clean
  • Supporting client with life administration
  • Any other duties as required

About you:

 

Essential:

  • You are reliable, responsible and professional
  • You are friendly, calm and approachable
  • You are flexible and can work well under pressure
  • You have a full, clean UK driving licence and can drive manual vehicles
  • You are not allergic to dogs as the client has an assistance dog

Preferred:

  • You have experience of supporting someone on the autistic spectrum and/or experience of supporting someone with mental illness
  • You have experience working in a caring profession
  • You have an interest in creative activities
  • You are physically fit
  • You live in York and know it and the surrounding area well

 

Apply today online or by sending your CV to makecarematter@northyorks.gov.uk. For more information or an informal chat please call or text Katie on 07815 644896. Alternatively, you can email makecarematter@northyorks.gov.uk for more info. 

 

 

 

To apply for this job please visit nyccjobs.engageats.co.uk.

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