Job Title: Personal Support Assistant

Location:  Goring by Sea          

Hourly rate: £9.00       

Reference: DP3500             

Hours/shifts:4 hours a day, 7 days a week, 2 hours in the morning and 2 hours in the evening

Summary

 

  • I am a 24 old man who needs support with day to day living
  • The role will involve supporting me with my morning and evening routine, personal care and accompany me out and about with sport and leisure activities.

 

 

 

 

Other Requirements

  • Must be comfortable with pets
  • Must have a UK driving licence
  • 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 -       

Changing bed linen

Bed making

Any other reasonable task

 

Personal Care: 

Washing and bathing/showering – towelling dry/ drying hair

  • Help getting into and out of bath/shower as required
  • Assistance with applying cream
  • General hair/skin care
  • Using the toilet
  • Dressing and undressing/ helping with buttons and fastenings
  • Getting into bed
  • Assistance with getting out of bed using a hoist
  • Helping with other aspects of personal care as required, for example assisting employer to get changed at swimming pool/gym.
  • Getting in and out of the wheelchair ('transferring')
  • Mealtimes e.g. cutting up food, assistance to eat
  • Physiotherapy exercises
  • Other reasonable task

Social:   

Accompanying and assisting employer on shopping trips when required

Accompany employer when accessing social and leisure activities,

Accompanying employer to doctors/hospital appointments when required

Accompanying when clothes-buying, including help with un/dressing and lifting clothes on/off the rails.

Driving and accompanying to social activates in my mobility car

The above duties will involve driving the my son in his mobility car

Any other reasonable task

 

  • 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.