Personal Support Worker

Active Assistance
County of Herefordshire
9.00 GBP Hourly
10 Aug 2017
24 Aug 2017
Contract Type

Are you passionate about support work but want to be able to spend more time with your client? If so, why not work for Active Assistance where you can provide one to one support in the client's own home. We are currently recruiting for Personal Support Workers in Abberley.

At Active Assistance you will be a Personal Support Worker which is what sets us aside from other care companies. You will be the support worker for one client who you will get to know well and develop a good working relationship with. With us you can put your caring nature into practice. You can spend time with the client, enabling them to live fulfilling and independent lives.

Personal Support Workers in Abberley

We are currently recruiting reliable and enthusiastic female personal support workers - full and part time. Our client suffered a stroke in 2005 and as a result requires one to one support. You will be helping with every day activities including personal care. The lady is a wheelchair user and you will need to use hoists around the home. Full training is provided on this so experience is not necessary. Our Managers will ensure you feel competent in your role before you are lone working. Good non-verbal communication skills will be required. Driving the client is part of the role so a driving license is essential. Our client and her family may want privacy and personal space at times, so you will need to be mindful of this. However, you will be able to keep yourself busy with domestic duties around the home.

  • 9.5 hours per day: 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Plus 30 minutes late evening to help the client into bed
  • The client requires care 7 days a week
  • Full and part-time positions are available
  • GBP9 per hour

Why become a Personal Support Worker with Active Assistance?

We provide our PA's with free award winning training at one of our training venues around the country. You will receive on-going training and support from Clinical Managers and Head Office. At Active Assistance we like to recruit internally. Therefore, you will have the opportunity to progress your career with us, possibly becoming a Care Service Manager or part of the training team in the future. We also have a Refer a Friend scheme so if you like working for us and want others you know to get in on the action, you will be paid for spreading the word!

Active Assistance is an award winning care provider supporting individuals with complex and continuing health care needs. Our philosophy is based on the principle that each client is unique and our services provide tailored support covering complex clinical conditions.

Active Assistance is committed to safeguarding the welfare of vulnerable adults and children. All applicants must be willing to undergo the appropriate screening, including checks with past employers and an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS

Active Assistance Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer, however due to the nature of the position, in this instance there is a Genuine Occupational Requirement to recruit female Personal Healthcare Assistants.