Personal Support Assistant MP6286
£9.50 per hour
•I am the employer and am looking for someone to assist my husband (the customer) to access his local community.
•The customer’s disability affects his mobility and speech but he is able to hear and understand.
•This support will encourage the customer to leave the house as well as give me (Wife and employer) some respite.
•To support with personal care as required.
•Assist by prompting with medication as required
•To ensure the Health & Safety of the customer at all times
•To assist with occasional basic domestic tasks
•Pushing customer in his wheelchair
hours per week. Exact times/days to be agreed with employer.
Must be happy to work in a smoking environment
All applicants must be willing to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check
Successful applicants will be entitled to Holiday pay and will be issued employment contracts.
Nature of the work:
To support the customer with personal care as required and to assist him access the local community in a safe manner.
Loading and unloading the washing machine
Changing bed linen
Light cleaning, dusting and vacuuming.
Using the toilet if required
Getting in and out of the wheelchair ('transferring')
Accompanying employer to doctors/hospital appointments when required
Accompanying on trips out e.g. Bowling, Garden centres, parks etc..
Pushing customer in his wheelchair
The successful applicant will be:
Able to tolerate the customer occasionally smoking in the work place
Respectful of the customers privacy and confidentiality
Reliable with good time-keeping
Able to both follow instructions and work on own initiative
Fit and healthy to undertake the required duties
Patience and possess excellent interpersonal skills
Honest and cheerful
Able to speak and read English to a reasonable standard
Legally permitted to work in the United Kingdom
Able to work at all times to high standards of Health & Safety
Previous experience preferred but this is not as essential as a kind and common sense approach to these roles.