Personal Assistants wanted to work with a young man who has a high-level spinal cord injury within his home

Hours: Part-time working hours available

Location: Lucan

Salary:

  • Monday – Saturday rate 14 euro
  • Monday – Saturday antisocial rate 16 euro
  • Sunday rate 17 euro

Job description

Personal assistants are required to assist with all day to day tasks, including the following; personal care, food preparation, physical exercise, general house cleaning and any other activity of daily living upon request.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Physical assistance with personal care, which is to be completed with dignity and respect for privacy (including showering and dressing)
  • Assistance with Medication, bladder washes and stoma care (all relevant training will be provided for these tasks)
  • Meal preparation
  • Manual hoist transfers to and from wheelchair
  • Board transfers to and from wheelchair
  • Assistance with daily exercises
  • Routine house cleaning and other various domestic tasks which should be completed upon request
  • Attending and assisting with community outings when needed e.g. shopping
  • Minimal support with young child needed, when and if required

Required characteristics

  • Ability to follow instructions
  • Fluency in English
  • Must adhere to confidentiality and have respect for privacy at all times
  • Be willing to work evenings, antisocial hours and weekends
  • Flexibility
  • Must have a positive approach to supporting independent living

Required qualifications

  • FETAC level 5 in health care or equivalent training or experience
  • Manual handling experience/qualification is essential
  • Must be available to attend all mandatory training
  • Good knowledge of food hygiene
  • Full clean driving licence

Desirable qualities

  • Previous experience working with an individual with a spinal cord injury

Note:

  • Garda vetting must be completed for this position
  • References must be on headed paper
  • Proof of qualifications must be provided at interview

Please email your CV and cover letter including references to mary@theatnetwork.com with reference Lucan12019

For all informal enquiries related to this position please contact mary@theatnetwork.com

Closing date for applications is the 31st August 2019 at 5pm

Region: 

Lucan, Dublin

Expiry date: 

31/08/19

Date Entered/Updated: 

09/08/19