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Personal Assistant

Bracknell Forest Council
£0 - £9,999
Sandhurst, Berkshire
Working Pattern:
Flexible Hours
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
05/07/2018 at 12:00 PM
Bracknell Forest Council

Looking for skilled and experienced Personal Care Assistant to join a small private team to help my lovely 91 year old mum live happily, safely and independently at home with her Dementia.


You will be a caring, responsible, honest and trust-worthy person with a professional attitude and high standards. Good communication (in English) skills and willingly working as part of a team are essential.


The role will include personal care, food preparation and medication. Socialising skills are also very important. You will have a friendly co-operative approach. References and Safeguarding checks (eg DBS) will be needed to secure the role.


You will be primarily be working with one other carer to help support some / all of the morning and lunch calls Monday to Friday. Calls are typically 45mins to 1hr in duration. Exact times and hours for you within this arrangement to be agreed according to your availability and our need. You will be expected to have some flexibility to cover others in the team for holiday or sickness occasionally.


If you are looking for a rewarding, independent part-time role and you have developed the necessary skills of caring for someone in this way, this could be for you.


Pay rate is negiotable and will be between £12.50 and £16.00 per hour depending on experience.  The role is based in Little Sandhurst.


You may be self employed or employed directly as you wish.


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Equal Opportunities

Bracknell Forest Council – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

Please note you will be employed directly by the individual rather than by the Council.

Please complete the application form below - either electronically or by hand and return to Bracknell Forest Council, Direct Payments Team, 4th Floor North, Time Square, Market St, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1JD or email direct.payments@bracknell-forest.gov.uk

If you require the paper copy of an application form please call 01344351841.

  • Please read the Job Description / Person Specification before you apply for this job. It contains information that you will need to refer to when applying. Not referring to this information is likely to reduce your chances of success.

  • Please note that you will have to apply for an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The cost will be met by the employer.