In my current job role I am a personal assistant for a young women with with multiple complex health needs and autism. I have been employed in the care industry for the past 6 years, with a variety of clients, from baby's, toddlers, special needs children and young people with disabilities, adults with learning disabilities and elderly. I feel that I go above and beyond. I always try and put myself In The position of the person I am a caring for and treat them how I would like to be treated or how I would my family members to be treated as I am compassionate about the job I do. I am very enthusiastic, confident, and highly motivated and I think this goes along way when caring for clients. I speak in a calm, polite manner even when the situation may be challenging.
As a personal assistant I am very flexible with my working hours and days, I am always on hand whenever they may require my support, even at last minute When something may arise I will always be there to support the client and family. Which this can be took with me to a new job role. With my current position I am in I report any relevant information to the client and family then they make the decisions. I express any concerns, or ideas i may have with regards to care of the client.
I have worked as a support worker with children and young people with autism, pda, adhd, global development delay, cerebral palsy and spina bifida. I have got experience of equipment such as, slings, hoist, banana board, slide sheets which may need to be used.
I have done peg feeds via a mic-key button in my previous role. I am currently administering medication intravenously via a Hickman line.
Other relevant training and qualifications
Children and young people’s workforce. Level 2
Understanding autism level 2