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Hours per week: 
Type of support: 
Personal care
26 - 65 years
Job overview...: 

Personal assistant required in the Blackfen/Falconwood/Eltham area.

A 45 year old gentleman is seeking a compassionate and dedicated Personal Assistant to join his team of PAs working 14 hours per week. 
He has a love of animals and the family have a pet German shepherd so the PA must be happy to be around animals. 
The gentleman suffered a CVA stroke and is no longer able to mobilise independently or communicate verbally. He has a great sense of humour and would like a PA who is fun and supportive.
•    Assist with transfers from bed to wheelchair/lounge chair and vice versa with another member of the team or family member.
•    Provide personal care with dignity and respect
•    Support with medication , feeds and water through PEG tube
•    Support with Oxygen machine and Suctioning machine as required. Training will be provided.
•    Experience in caring for individuals with disabilities – preferred but not essential as long as the candidate has a willingness to learn
•    Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
•    Compassionate and patient attitude
•    Reliable and punctual
•    Experience with PEG, Hoists preferred but not essential as all training will be provided.
Shifts required:
•    Mondays – Thursday : 2pm - 5pm

•    Saturday: 7pm – 9pm

Please note that all candidates will be referenced checked, RTW checks and be DBS checked.