Personal Assistant

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Come and be part of our Pathfinders-Care team as a- Personal Assistant- Days/Evenings and Weekends
Pathfinders-Care is a residential Nursing facility based in Ollerton Nottinghamshire that has strong founding values. Pathfinders-Care was founded as a result of a personal experience of poor care witnessed by one of the Founding Directors. It was from that moment the concept of Pathfinders-Care started with the mission in mind to-
Provide high quality care and support.

Provide a modern and safe living and working environment.

Provide stable employment and guaranteed hours.

A pathway of training to develop and offer career pathways for all staff. A social commitment we take very seriously. Empowering staff to up skill, train and increase earnings.

So what is it we do?

We specialise in assisting people with long term conditions and co-morbidities.

Progressive conditions, end of life care, trauma, re-enablement and rehabilitation.

Providing and promoting quality of life, choice, dignity and independence wherever possible.

To be a little more specific, this could be in the form of-

Intense rehabilitation

Slow-stream rehabilitation

Neurological rehabilitation

Respiratory rehabilitation

Respiratory maintenance.

Tracheostomy and Ventilation.

Neurological & palliative symptom management

End of life care / palliative care

Complex Symptom management

This is just an insight into the type of care we deliver but will give you an idea how the job could be rewarding in so many ways.
We are currently looking to recruit Personal Assistants to work closely with our patients to provide one to one support with
– Washing and Hygiene

– Assisting to push wheelchair to access other areas of the home and visits off site

– Attending activities in the home

– Attending Activities off site.

– Accessing the local community.

– Baking and assisting to feed.

– Playing games, boards games etc

– Listening to music and watching movies

– Socialisation and providing emotional support.

– Holistic therapy

Choice of shift pattern from:

What we can offer you to be part of our team? We are proud to be a living wage employer which means our pay starts at £9.90 per hour with training pathways in place to enable you to earn up to £11.40 per hour following successful completion of our in house training program
Night shift increment of extra £1 per hour (not available unless working a night shift)
Weekend enhancement
Overtime paid at double normal rate of pay (After 36 hours) A wide variety of shift patterns available from:

Long day- 7am till 7:30pm

Long Night- 7pm till 7am

Early- 7am till 1pm

Late- 1pm till 7pm

Twilight early 7pm – 12am

Twilight late- 12am -7pm

Flexible working hours can be accommodated (discussed at interview)

Other benefits:

Full induction (6 months) and personal training pathway up to and including Apprentice Nurse Associate Programme.

We will be looking to expand this out further to offer training pathways in Occupational therapy, Physiotherapy and Speech and Language therapist over the next 18 months and into 2023.
Other benefits:

Stated hours contract (no zero hours or annual hours unless requested)

Career training, progression from in house specialised training to NVQs

Regular supervision

Working as part of a multidisciplinary team alongside, Nurses, Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapists and Speech and Language Therapists

Working with experienced staff to mentor you into the role

5.6 weeks annual leave

Contributory pension/saving scheme

Access to a number of nationally recognised training courses and qualifications.

Genuine career progression and development opportunities.

Employee assistance programme including free counselling and legal advice

Free uniforms

Free parking

Subsidised restaurant and vending facilities.

This is a hugely rewarding role and a career to be proud of where every day you will go home knowing you made a positive difference to the lives our patients

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