Gloucester, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom, GBP 765 per week, Employed (PAYE)
Live-In Care Assistant
£765 Per Week
Female due to personal care reasons
We currently have a live-in position available working with a young lady with Cerebral Palsy. The role is working within a busy family home supporting the client in all aspects of her daily living.
The position will be based on a 24 hour live in service, the routine will involve work during the day with some night support. The role would be one week on and one week off on a rotation.
The support would include:-
Carrying out bathing and personal care
Transferring using a track hoist
Support the client at night to resettle or go back to sleep
Administering medication and nutrition via a PEG
Suppositories to aid bowel movement
Carrying chest physio
Trips out to the cinema, theatre and attending local events
The type of person we are looking for is:-
Organised with the ability to plan ahead
Ideally experienced in working with children and young people with healthcare needs
Driver, confident to drive a mobility vehicle
Naturally caring, patient and kind
Ability to work well under pressure
How does live-in work?
Live in is based on you working 12 hours per day. These hours will be based around the client's sleep routine. Across the 24 hour period you will get the opportunity for a break and you will sleep onsite.
The role during term time will involve getting the client up and ready for school alongside the rest of the family. During the day hours there will be an opportunity to carry out household tasks and ensure that records are up to date.
During none term time we are looking for someone who can support the client to go out and get involved with activities and interests. Some of these may be with the family and siblings and other might be independently.
During the night time, the client does need support to go to sleep and sometimes to resettle during the night.
In return for your hard work and dedication you can expect:
We provide in depth training and development to ensure that our clients have the highest level of care
Excellent rates of pay
Ongoing professional support, training and development
Flexible hours to suit you
Dedicated oncall team 24/7
To find out more about this role please feel free to click apply now or call us on 01902 847111.