Female * Personal Care Assistant DP3258

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DP3258

Goring-by-Sea

Part Time

£9.30 per hour

Summary

I am looking for a reliable PA to help assist me with day to day tasks such as personal care, domestic duties and administration. I would like someone to provide assistance to prepare meals for me and my family. 

Hours/Shifts

Bank hours available to cover holiday and sickness 

Other Requirements

*Sch. 9 s. 1 (1) Equality Act 2010 appliesA

Non Smoking environment.  PA must refrain from smoking while at work

Preferable & willing to drive employer’s own vehicle 

Description

Nature of the work:

To provide support, domestic, social and personal care duties to enable me to live independently. 

Typical duties

Domestic -       

Laundry, hanging out to dry, ironing, putting away

Changing bed linen

Bed making

General cleaning

Taking out rubbish

General housework, including cleaning, dusting and vacuuming. 

Preparing drinks, snacks and meals.

Shopping

Correspondence e.g. reading letters, help writing replies, form-filling, assisting with household paperwork

Making phone calls on my behalf when I am too unwell to do this

Making tea for the employer's guests

Ad hoc maintenance of garden

Personal Care:

One day a week helping the District Nurse

With the support of an Agency lady Washing and bathing/showering 

Washing hair/ towelling dry/ drying hair

Catheter care

Dressing and undressing/ helping with buttons and fastenings

Social:             

Accompanying and assisting employer on shopping trips when required

Spending times outdoors 

Person specification

The successful applicant will be~:

Female  * due to personal care needs

Respectful of the employer’s privacy and confidentiality

Reliability

Flexiblity

Willingness to work the odd weekend 

Experience using a hoist

Experience with personal care

Good Social skills

Willing to attend social activities such as going to the cinema

Honest and cheerful

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.