DP1484 Personal care assistant

Zoek Pin Mawgan Porth, Cornwall, England

£10.30 per hour

Unspecified (Full time)

Posted 2 days ago

Job details
Posting date: 18 November 2021
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 18 December 2021
Location: Porth, Rhondda Cynon Taff
Company: Dewis Centre for Independent Living
Job type: Permanent
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Summary
JOB DESCRIPTION

Personal Assistant

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

I’m a female retired Reverend in my 70’s living in Porth. I have a few health concerns such as limited mobility, breathing difficulties and psoriasis. I’m on oxygen to help with my breathing and use a mobility scooter to get around.

PLACE OF WORK

Typically within my home, but on occasion out in the local area.

PURPOSE OF THE JOB

You will support me to retain my independence within the home.

HOURS OF WORK

6 hours per week

1 – 2 hour calls in the morning and evening and possibly throughout the day as required.

Block hours on occasion for social outings

Additional hours available to cover sickness and annual leave

RATE OF PAY

£ per hour

40p mileage allowance

TASKS INVOLVED

Personal care, dressing and supporting with morning and evening routine
Changing bedding and laundry
Meal preparation, hot drinks, supporting to maintain my nutrition – you’ll need to encourage me to eat well
Preparing fresh meals if required
Applying moisturising cream to me legs and other areas of my body
Taking me to church
Occasionally taking me to hospital appointments and waiting with me
Going shopping and out for a coffee
Supporting and encouraging me to maintain an active social life
Driving me locally
Shopping

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

An enthusiastic and friendly person is important
Good communication skills and patience is important
Confidentiality is essential
Very important that you are dependable and reliable
Someone who can confidently and easily build rapport me
Non-judgemental and understanding is essential
Confident to drive a mobility car, or use your own car – depending on requirements

ABOUT THE JOB

Though a part-time job, this will be a proper job requiring a National Insurance number to be submitted. A trial period will be necessary in the first instance. I will be your legal employer. The wage will be paid monthly by the Centre for Independent Living. You will receive weeks paid holiday (pro rata). You may be required to apply for a DBS check at no expense to you.

Thank you.

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