Carer / Personal Assistant

€ 14 / Hour
Employment Type
Contract | Part Time
Title: Personal Assistant / Carer
Would you like to join a small dedicated team of people to enable a mature gentleman, living with a Spinal Cord Injury, to achieve maximum independence in his daily living, by providing assistance in all areas of personal and domestic needs and by acting as a support in the social and day-to-day activities.
We are a private household that currently has a part time qualified Personal Assistant /Carer vacancy. This gentleman is paralysed from the neck down and is confined to a wheelchair and requires the assistance of two people for all transfers etc.
We self-direct our own care through a HSE homecare package. Personal care and social care is provided by a small team of people on a rostered basis, we need kind, caring, empathetic and trustworthy people to assist this gentleman live as normal a life as possible in his own family home which is located in the countryside.
Ideal for a person living in the south County Wicklow area.
Part-time Position:
• Morning, Afternoon and Evening Shifts
• Flexible hours
• 15 hours a week approx
• 2 - 3 days a week, one weekend in three.
• FETAC Level 5 in Health and Social Care
• Full Driving Licence
The benefit package include
• Competittive hourly rates apply
• Full training provided – Manual and Patient Handling, Cathether Training, First Aid
• Full entitlement of annual leave and public holidays
• Part-time position available
• Individually suitable shifts can be arranged
• Weekend, Bank Holidays, and Antisocial rates apply
• PPE provided
• Accompanying client on day trips and short holiday breaks

Overall Purpose of the Job:
Main Duties / Responsibilities:
• Personal Hygiene includes assisting with taking a shower/bath, washing/shaving, brushing hair, catheter care, stoma care, assisted cough, physiotherapy sessions, etc.
• Provide effective personal care and support in a way that maintains the privacy, dignity and safety of the person at all times.
• Housework that the Leader requires, including making/changing bed, cleaning the bathroom, washing / ironing clothes, lighting solid fuel stove, cleaning the kitchen, etc.
• Provide assistance in using computers and conducting research on the Internet.
• Support the Leader in a safe manner when using aids where appropriate e.g. hoists.
• Preparation and cooking of meals and washing up.
• Drive and accompany the Leader on social outings, events, shopping etc.
• Accept and carry out all instructions diligently.
• Behave in a reliable and trustworthy manner at all times.
• Have clean personal habits.
• Willing to attend all training sessions.
• Communicate effectively with the Leader and their relatives.

Nov 02, 2023
Town / Area
Additional information
Company Name
GLS Boyd Services CLG
Phone Number
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FETAC Level 5 in Social Care or Caring industry or equivalent experience
A full Clean Driving Licence essential.
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