We are looking for a ‘Female Personal Care Assistant’ for a married disabled couple who needs the full range of care, also helping with every day running of the household chores.
The male’s disability is Cerebral Palsy and the female’s disability is Spina Bifida, both of us can do transfers ourselves from chair to toilet/bed/shower chair with a bit of assistance but there is no lifting involved.
Female’s care involves a lot to do with her double incontinence, depending on several circumstance the rate of toilet visits can increase.
Male’s care is less personal and more practical because of the constant movement of his limps, the male also has a speech impediment.
Personal care duties involve toileting, washing and dressing, it will also involve preparing meals for the couple. The male will not need help with toileting or washing but he does need feeding at meal times.
House hold Tasks will include the brush and mop of the floors and maintaining of the laundry, general every day cleaning will fluctuate from day to day.
We are offering a minimum of 20 hours per week over the two days Friday and Saturday, but a bit of flexibility on what two days can be arranged week to week.
Double on bank holiday
4 weeks of annual leave