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Personal Assistant
  • Employer: Bracknell Forest Council
  • Reference: OTH/21/171811
  • Published: Mon 08/11/2021, 15:10 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 20/12/2021, 15:11 PM
  • Working Pattern: Evenings, Nights
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £0 - £9,999
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Winkfield, Berkshire

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Personal Assistant

Personal Assistant required to support Jasper who is a 6 year old boy with complex medical needs and severe developmental delay. He has a very rare chromosome disorder called Trisomy 9 Mosaicism and chronic lung disease. Jasper is solely tube fed and can require oxygen administration overnight, so his saturations and heart rate need to be monitored. Jasper is non-verbal and can only walk with help.

Jasper has an older brother who is nearly 9 years old and lives near Windsor. He is a happy, playful little boy.

The successful candidate would be required to carry out the following tasks:

  • Administering medication via gastrostomy
  • Administering food via gastrostomy
  • Monitoring oxygen saturations and heart rate
  • Turning Jasper during sleep if his breathing becomes laboured therefore opening up his airway
  • Getting Jasper dressed in the morning and brushing teeth
  • Nappy changes when necessary
  • To help clear Jasper’s secretions (physio) when he coughs

The successful candidate would be required to have specialist training in the following and would need to be a non-smoker:

  • Administering oxygen via nasal cannulas or face mask and monitoring a RAD 5 or 8 oxygen saturation machine. Oxygen supplied via cannister or concentrator.
  • Tube feeding via a gastrostomy

If you are interested in finding out more or have any questions around rate of pay and the hours per week etc, please contact