Work in social care Working as a Personal Assistant *Female Personal Care Assistants DP4151 Job Title: Female Personal Care Assistants Location: Durrington Hourly rate: £10.00 per hour, mileage will be paid at 40p per mile Reference: DP4151 Hours/shifts: 2 hours, 3 – 4 mornings a weektimes and days can be flexible and can be discussed at interview Summary I am a highly Independent, bright and friendly lady, looking for a RELIABLE, like minded Female Personal Assistants to assist me with personal care tasks and some general household duties I am ambulant but struggle with day to day tasks. I enjoy cinema, theatre, good food and the naturel world. I have a keen interest in current affairs. Other Requirements "Exemption is claimed under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9." Must have a UK driving licence Must have access to own vehicle Other : 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, ironing Loading and unloading the washing machine (occasional) Changing bed linen Bed making General housework, including cleaning, dusting and vacuuming etc Minor household maintenance e.g. changing light bulbs, taking down curtains for washing, taking out the rubbish Assistance with food preparation Occasional Shopping Occasional watering of garden / plants Occasional Correspondence e.g. assisting with household paperwork Any other reasonable task Personal Care: Supervision and/or assistance with showering, hair washing /drying as required Help getting into and out of bath/shower as required To be on call when employer takes bath Assistance with applying creams Dressing and undressing/ helping with buttons and fastenings Help to remind me to take my medication and drink water Any other reasonable task Social: Accompany employer to doctors / hospital appointments when required Any other reasonable tas 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 Will be able to work to follow instructions and work on own initiative Tidy minded and well organised Fit and healthy to undertake the required duties Will be Patient 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.