Female* Personal Care Assistant DP4723

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DP4723

Middleton-on-Sea

Part Time

£9 per hour

Summary

Disabled lady requires support with the following activities

Personal care

Housework

Shopping

Companionship and outings 

Hours/Shifts

12-2  Monday to Friday not including bank holidays 

Other Requirements

*Sch. 9 s. 1 (1) Equality Act 2010 applies female for personal care purposes

Must be comfortable with pets

Must be happy to work in a smoking environment

Must have a UK driving licence

Must have access to own vehicle

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.

 

Description

Typical duties

Domestic -      

General housework, including cleaning, dusting and vacuuming. 

Personal Care:

Washing /showering 

Help getting into and out of bath/shower as required

Assistance with applying cream

Dressing and undressing/ helping with buttons and fastenings

Help with dispensing tablets  

Assistance with medication 

Getting in and out of the wheelchair ('transferring') 

Mealtimes e.g. cutting up food, assistance to eat

Social:          

Accompany employer when accessing social and leisure activities

 

Person specification

The successful applicant will be: 

Female due to personal care needs  

Able to tolerate the employer smoking in the work place

Respectful of the employer’s privacy and confidentiality

Reliable with good time-keeping

Able to both follow instructions and work on own initiative

Hygienic, tidy minded and well organised

Fit and healthy to undertake the required duties

Patience and possess excellent interpersonal skills

Honest and cheerful

Creative

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.

Must be Computer literate