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Personal Assistant

Bracknell Forest Council
£0 - £9,999
Working Pattern:
Evenings/Flexible Hours/Job-Share/Part Time/Weekends
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
29/04/2020 at 11:44 AM
Bracknell Forest Council

Personal Assistant required for a young lady with Cerebal Palsy, is in a wheelchair and suffers with lower limb issues.   The individual can mobilise on and off the toilet and bed with minimal manual handling required.   The individual lives in Crown Wood, Bracknell.

The successful candidate will be required to provide the following:

Morning calls around 6.45am/7.00am for 45 minutes to assist with personal care.  Days and times to be agreed between the individual and the Personal Assistant.

Week 1 - Four mornings

Week 2 - Four mornings including weekends

Week 3 - Two mornings

Toileting calls during the day which are currently 15 minutes in duration, Monday to Sunday.   Days and times to be agreed between the individual and the Personal Assistant.

Evening calls around 10.00pm for 30 minutes working on a three-week rota which is currently as follows:

Week 1 - Monday, Thursday and Friday

Week 2 - Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Week 3 - Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and possibly Friday

5 hours a week for social activities.  The social activities are anything from going shopping (not just for groceries), going to the cinema, arts and crafts, going for a coffee etc.

You may be required to cover when other PA’s are away.

Rates of pay are £9.00 an hour Monday to Sunday for the morning, toileting calls, £11.68 an hour for Sunday and £10.18 for the evening call.

If you feel you can help with part of the tasks please do get in touch.

If you require any further information or an application form, please contact Belinda Webb on 01344 351420.


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.