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Personal Care Assistant

Based in Knaresborough


I am looking to recruit 2-3 competent, hardworking personal care assistants to assist with my day to day living.

1. Job Details:

Job Title: Personal Care Assistant

Reports to: Miss Lauren Doherty

Location: Knaresborough, North Yorkshire

2. Job Summary:

I am looking to recruit 2-3 competent, hardworking personal care assistants to assist with my day to day living.

If you're a compassionate, positive person who isn't afraid to work hard, then this is a job for you. I expect you to be polite and a good communicator and to ensure the care experienced is positive and safety is maintained. Treat everyone, including relatives, visitors, colleagues etc., respect, dignity and courtesy at all time. The post holder must all time act in accordance with my values:

  • Honest, open, transparent
  • Respectful
  • Person first and in the centre
  • Relevant today, ready for tomorrow
  • Family, friends and carers matter

The role would involve assisting me with all aspects of my daily care including personal care, travel and work commitments.

Although I have a spinal cord injury, I still have a very active lifestyle.

The candidate would be outgoing, a team player, thrive on new and exciting opportunities and relish the chance to be involved within my existing outstanding team.

Previous experience is not essential as full on the job training will be provided.

I live within an easy commute from Harrogate, Wetherby, Ripon and Boroughbridge.

12-hour shifts - days/nights will full and part-time hours available.

I offer excellent pay and conditions.

3. Responsibilities:

  • To provide outstanding care and support
  • Assist with personal care
  • Deliver specialist care based on in-house training received (no experience required)
  • Ensure medication is received on time
  • Do necessary housekeeping to maintain a clean environment
  • Act qucikly and responsibly in cases of emergency

4. Requirements:

  • Committed to health and safety
  • Able to do housekeeping and cooking
  • Well-organized and reliable
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • Positive and compassionate attitude
  • Report any concerns regarding the safeguarding in accordance with policy
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • A full driver's licence and confident driver
  • A satisfactory DBS check
  • Participate in a flexible rostering arrangement providing 24-hour/7 day care
  • Right to work in the UK

If you would like to find out more information about this job or to apply, please contact:

Vince Doherty

  • 07892747132

Located in:
Closing Date:
31st October 2019
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