Work in social care Working as a Personal Assistant Carer/Personal Assistant HCC1385 Location: Lymington Hourly rate: £12 per hour Reference: HCC1385 Hours/shifts: Weekend work approximately two to three hours Saturday and Sunday morning approx 9 till 11 or 12, Plus a visit to prepare lunch about 1 pm for half an hour and to leave a sandwich for supper. Summary Personal assistant/carer sought for man with MS. I need support with getting out of bed. I have a system of hoists in my house so experience with using hoists desirable. I wear a convene so support is required to put this on. I also have a pet dog and need support with taking them for a walk. Other Requirements Must be comfortable with pets 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 Preparing meals Personal Care: Dressing and undressing/ helping with buttons and fastenings Getting in and out of bed Assistance to move around house using hoists and wheelchair Assistance with getting out of bed using a hoist Help with dispensing tablets Assistance with wearing a convene Social: Support with walking the dog Person specification The successful applicant will be: 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.