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Personal Care Assistant

Leicester LE3, UK


Job Type:


Working Hours:

Various Hours to cover 24 hour support

Working Pattern:

Day time: 8am – 8pm, 12 hour shifts Monday to Sunday inclusive.
Nights: 8pm to 8am, 12 hour shifts Monday to Sunday inclusive

Rate of Pay:

From £12.00 per hour

Job Profile

Mosaic 1898 Direct Payments Support Service are assisting a young man to recruit and employ Personal Care Assistants to join a team providing 24-hour support, 7 days a week in the gentleman’s home in LE3 area of Leicester.

The position is for various 12-hour shifts per week to be worked in agreement between yourself and the employer. Availability can be discussed with employer at interview.

You will support with the following activities:
Assist with personal care, dressing, preparation of meals, prompt medication, assist with transfers from wheelchair, shopping, accessing the community. Assistance with shopping and general household duties.

Driver required with own car available to use for employer – business use insurance necessary,

Please note that this is a pet friendly home with a parrot and dogs, the role will require you to feed the pets.

Person Specification

A caring and patient approach is more important than experience. You will be reliable and trustworthy with the commitment to accept responsibility. You will be comfortable to work on own, as part of team, and with initiative if necessary. You will always be diligent and conscientious.

You will meet the job’s physical requirements (e.g. moving & handling)

Communication skills: You must be able to communicate effectively.

Empathy and Compassion: understanding and empathising is an important skill and is vital to this PA role.

Patience: it is vital that you utilise patience and take time to understand the individuals body language and varying cues for support.

Flexibility: health needs can change, and routines may need to alter, therefore, you will need to be flexible regarding shift patterns.

Organisation and Time keeping: Time management is essential as routine is very important, especially regarding medication and feeding. The PA would be expected to arrive to shift on time and if there is a delay, the employer is to be notified as soon as possible.

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