Get support Find a Personal Assistant Advertise your Personal Assistant role Female* Personal Care Assistant HCC798 Location: Yately / Hourly rate: £10.50 per hour / Reference: HCC798 Summary • A female carer is required to support a young woman with all aspects of personal care, social support and domestic support• Support needed with hoists and physiotherapy stretches-training given.• Support with showering• Support with personal hygiene. Other Requirements "Exemption is claimed under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9." Must be comfortable with pets UK driving licence preferable but not absolutely necessary All applicants must be willing to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service checkSuccessful applicants will be entitled to Holiday pay and will be issued employment contracts. DescriptionTo support me to live independently by assisting with day to day duties. Typical duties Domestic - Laundry, hanging out to dry, ironing, putting awayHelping with laundry, washing and drying Loading and unloading the washing machineLoading and unloading tumble dryer/washing lineChanging bed linenBed makingGeneral cleaningTaking out rubbishGeneral housework, including cleaning, dusting and vacuuming. Preparing drinks, snacks and meals.Shopping-assisting customer while out and aboutTidying Personal Care: Washing and bathing/showering – towelling dry/ drying hairSupervision and/or assistance with showering, drying, hair washing/ brushing as requiredHelp getting into and out of bath/shower as requiredTo be on call when employer takes bathAssistance with applying creamGeneral hair/skin careNappie changingDressing and undressing/ helping with buttons and fasteningsAssistance with getting out of bed using a hoistHelp with dispensing tablets Assistance with medication i.e. helping to take tablets from foil/packetsGetting in and out of the wheelchair ('transferring')-hoisting Mealtimes e.g. cutting up food, assistance to eatPhysiotherapy exercises Social: Accompanying and assisting employer on shopping trips when requiredAccompany employer when accessing social and leisure activities. pushing the employer’s manual wheelchair when out. The successful applicant will be: Respectful of the employer’s privacy and confidentialityReliable with good time-keepingAble to both follow instructions and work on own initiativeHygienic, tidy minded and well organisedFit and healthy to undertake the required dutiesPatience and possess excellent interpersonal skillsHonest and cheerfulCreativeAble to speak and read English to a reasonable standardLegally permitted to work in the United KingdomAble to work at all times to high standards of Health & SafetyPrevious experience preferred but this is not as essential as a kind and common sense approach to these roles.