Job Title: Female* Personal Assistant

Location: East Preston            

Hourly rate: £10 weekday, £10.50 weekday evening and £11 weekends.        

Reference:   CZ6778          

Hours/shifts: 7.30am – 8.30am  Mon, Weds and Sun, 7.30 am - 9am  Tues, Thurs Fri and Sat and Sun 8 - 9 am (flexible)

 6pm – 8pm Mon – Sat

Extra 2 hrs in week for shopping

Summary

  • I am looking for a small team of caring ladies to support my mum who has a condition which affects her memory and mobility.
  • She is a fun lady who has a wicked sense of humour so likes to be able to have a laugh
  • You would need to support her with some personal care and make sure she eats and is comfortable and safe at home
  • Some general domestic support would also be required
  • She would like to be able to go for short walks to maintain her mobility and to go and do her shopping with support
  • A car driver would be needed for shopping
  • If you could offer any of the shifts advertised then please apply, there maybe some flexibility
  • This is a rewarding role and training can be provided

 

 

 

Other Requirements

  • "Exemption is claimed under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9."

 

 

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 -       

Laundry, hanging out to dry, putting away

Helping with laundry, washing and drying

Loading and unloading the washing machine

Loading and unloading tumble dryer/washing line

Changing bed linen

Bed making

General cleaning

Taking out rubbish

General housework, including cleaning, dusting and vacuuming.

Minor household maintenance eg changing light bulbs

Preparing drinks, snacks and meals.

Shopping

Personal Care: 

Washing and bathing/showering – towelling dry/ drying hair

  • Supervision and/or assistance with showering, drying, hair washing/ brushing as required
  • Help getting into and out of bath/shower as required
  • General hair/skin care
  • Dressing and undressing/ helping with buttons and fastenings
  • Help with dispensing tablets
  • Assistance with medication i.e. helping to take tablets from foil/packets
  • Mealtimes

Social:   

  • Accompanying and assisting on shopping trips when required
  • Accompanying on short walks and maintaining safety

Person specification

The successful applicant will be:

  • Female * due to personal care needs
  • 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.