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We are currently recruiting a Personal Assistant for a male disabled client in Southampton, who is an Undergraduate student at Southampton Solent University. Start: A.S.A.P Salary: £9.00 per hour weekday, £10 per hour weekends (Various shifts are available) Personal statement from our client: Our client is physically disabled with Cerebral Palsy. He has a vacancy for a personal assistant/ student support worker to join his team. He is also an athlete in the Paralympic sport of Boccia, competing at National level. This job would be suitable for a fellow student or for someone looking for part time hours. The job: Personal Care: Washing and bathing/showering – towelling dry/ drying hair Supervision and/or assistance with showering, drying, hair washing/ brushing as required Help getting into and out of bath/shower as required To be on call when employer takes bath General hair/skin care Using the toilet, assisting with pulling trousers up and transferring. Dressing and undressing-help with socks and shoes Getting into bed Help with dispensing tablets Assisting our client to take liquid-based medication Getting in and out of the wheelchair ('transferring') Assisting with cooking, washing and ironing Mealtimes e.g. cutting up food, assistance to eat Social: Accompanying and assisting employer on shopping trips when required Accompany employer when accessing social and leisure activities Person specification: The successful applicant will be: Respectful of the employer’s privacy and confidentiality Reliable with good time-keeping Able to both follow instructions and work on own initiative Hygienic, tidy minded and well organised Fit and healthy to undertake the required duties Patience and possess excellent interpersonal skills Honest and cheerful Creative Able to speak and read English to a reasonable standard Legally permitted to work in the United Kingdom Able to work at all times to high standards of Health & Safety Previous experience preferred but this is not as essential as a kind and common-sense approach to these roles. Star Support For You is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults. Therefore, all applicants must be willing to undergo the appropriate screening, including checks with past employers and an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Our client is an ambitious, hard-working, potential Paralympic athlete, who is now looking to recruit an enthusiastic and dedicated team of Personal Assistants to enable her to live an independent life, maintain her health, safety and support her to achieve her goals and dreams. As a Personal Assistant, you will provide all aspects of care as directed by the client, within her own home, with the opportunity for travel to support our client in her career as a Boccia athlete. An interest in nutrition would be an advantage. Click here for more information  Job title  Brief job description  Link to recruitment website for application
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