Job Title: Personal Assistant

Location:             Fareham

Hourly rate:       £10 

Reference:          HCC1475   

Hours/shifts: Various day time shifts and/or waking nights

Summary

49 year old Lady and Gentleman are looking for support.

We are Bubbly and require someone who is caring and has a good sense of humour

This is a rewarding role with all training provided until all parties feel confident

References required.

 

 

Other Requirements

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-putting away

Loading and unloading the washing machine

Loading and unloading tumble dryer

Changing bed linen

Bed Making

Taking out Rubbish

Preparing drinks, snacks and meals

Tidying

Personal Care: 

For both of us:

Washing and drying hair

General hair/skin care

Using the toilet with full personal care

Dressing and undressing/helping with buttons and fastenings

Getting into bed

Assistance with getting out of bed using an electric overhead hoist (training given)

Assistance with medication-i.e helping to take tablets from foil/packets

Helping with other aspects of personal care as required, i.e hair brushing, cleaning teeth

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.

  • Accompanying employer to doctors/hospital appointments when required
  • Whilst on duty at the employer’s home watching TV when on waking night shift
  • Driving and accompanying to social events if driving license is held and this is part of your role.
  • 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
  • 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 not as essential as a kind and common sense approach to these roles.