07 Jan, 2022

Care Assistant

£9.43 - £11.74 hourly
  • Private Individual - FE
  • Leeds LS8, UK
Part time & Casual Care

Job Description/Duties

We are looking for an additional person to join a team of enthusiastic, positive and flexible people already providing support for a 25-year-old working young man, about to begin living independently.

A varying number of hours is available on weekday evenings, weekends (days and evenings) and for longer periods of time (to enable holiday travel).

Francis is intelligent with a keen sense of humour, and uses a wheelchair due to physical disabilities. He is recruiting one more person to join his team, form a positive relationship with him and put his needs first. He graduated from Leeds University in 2019 with a degree in Politics and now works on campus. He is a fan of comedy, football, politics, history, travel and food (particularly Middle-Eastern and Japanese).

The job involves assisting Francis with socialising (at home and around Leeds), self-care and daily living tasks including evenings out, day trips and holidays. The role may also involve driving him to and from work, attending appointments, helping develop independent living skills as well as managing paperwork and finances.

Information:

  • Driver’s License preferable
  • Full training provided
  • Pension eligibility
  • Enhanced DBS check required
  • Flexible shifts include evenings (Monday to Friday, currently paid at £9.43 per hour) and mornings and evenings at weekends (currently paid at £11.74 per hour)
  • Approximately £240 per day for overnight holiday/weekend travel

Tasks:

  • Meal Preparation (cooking meals together)
  • Personal Care (help with showering, shaving and dressing)
  • Social and Leisure activities (watching football in the pub, meals out, theatre, cinema)
  • Support to remain independent (shopping, tidying, cleaning, domestic organisation)

Applications

If you think you could be the right person to join Francis’s team, please email samuelblancaster@gmail.com indicating how many hours per week interest you, a little bit about yourself, and with your CV attached. If you have any questions relating to the role, please feel free to email and we will happily get back to you.


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