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Care Assistants

Carers/Support Workers required in Darlington.MINIMUM OF 21 HOURS UP TO 48 HOURS INCLUDING SLEEPOVERS PER WEEK.

This young lady is in her late 20's and looking for reliable, honest, flexible, enthusiastic, compassionate, fun and caring individuals to care and support her.

This young lady has a physical disability called Congenital Muscular Dystrophy, if you have ever had experience caring for someone with this then that would be a bonus.You will be caring and supporting within her daily life, both inside and outside her own home in Darlington.Daily tasks will include personal care and hygiene, showering, dressing/undressing, toileting, administering medication, escorting her to appointments and taking part in daily outings and finding new age appropriate activities/experiences.Other tasks will include maintaining the household, cleaning, shopping and preparing meals.

Weekly passive physiotherapy is required, and she has a PEG fitted.Experience in the care sector is preferred, all training will be provided.Shift patterns: STRAIGHT 24-hour shifts 10am till 10pm sleepover 7am till 10am.

Shifts will include weekends, bank holidays and public holidays.

Car drivers would be an advantage but not essential.This young lady enjoys going away on holiday, so it would be ideal if you were happy to go away with her.

You must have good communication skills and respect this young lady's wishes, dignity, confidentiality and personal choice.You will be working independently on a 1/1 basis but will also be part of an established team.Candidates need to want to be in this role for the LONG term.

Hobbies include watching TV, and collecting memorabilia, going bowling at Teesside park and playing at the arcades, going into town, going to the seaside, visiting the rabbits at the pet shop and playing games like Monopoly, Scrabble, Dominoes, Operation etc.

if this role appeals to you then we would love to hear from you.

Please express your interest by submitting your CV to sharon.bell@pin-