We are looking for a personal assistant to support young male in their early 30s who is now wheelchair dependent due to an accident at work; client has a Spinal Cord Injury at level T9/10 of the Thoracic spine which has caused paralysis below injury level.
Attributes of worker need to be; Enthusiastic, energetic; very organised; able to use own initiative but also to take instruction; to be able to empathise and adapt to different situations;
Job; To enable/facilitate/support client to attend the gymnasium; swimming baths and other outdoor activities; To assist client with his home physiotherapy program and with any other requests on the day directed by client; the role of the support worker will likely develop over time as the relationship and trust builds between client and worker. Assisting with any personal care will be minimal at this time.
Hours are 16 hours per week on Tuesday (6 hours) , Wednesday (5 hours) and Thursday (5 hours)
Pay Rate is £11.00 per hour
For more information please contact 01246 520038 or please click to apply online.