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Female Carer/Personal Assisant

Golding/SGL/PER526860/SP
£9.00 per hour
Permanent
0 - 8 / per week - Full-Time
Hanham

DESCRIPTION:

Michelle is a 42 year old woman who has several health conditions which affect her every day mobility and well being. These being Rhumatoid Arthritis, Dystonia and M.E. She's wheelchair bound and has chronic pain, despite this she remains very upbeat and has a positive outlook on her life. 

Michelle needs a Carer/P.A that can drive and holds a current British driving licence, who is physically fit as she needs her wheelchair pushed up her car ramp and locked into position, may sometimes need help with washing and dressing if she asks to go swimming, someone with a positive outlook on life who will take her to her wheelchair yoga sessions, art classes, shopping, to art and craft classes and to socialise with sports and meet people as she would like to get out more. She will also require help with cleaning her home and sometimes help with cooking as she loves to cook. 

Mich has good and bad days, so whenever she can she likes to socialise, you would be helping to enrichen her life and maintain her independence. 

She is very easy to get on with and has a kind nature. 

Job Purpose and work duties

Job purpose:

To assist with the day to day activities enabling the employer to maintain an independent and fulfilling life that meets their chosen lifestyle.

Work Duties will include:

Helping with

Personal Care (dressing & undressing

Some domestic tasks e.g. laundry, housework and meal preparation.

Shopping

Accessing the community / Taking me to appointments

Supporting With mobility, ensuring the employers safety

 Undertaking activities for employer

  • Ensuring employers home is hygienic and safe

Other requirements

  • Working in a safe way and highlighting health and safety concerns
  • Assisting with management of employers health risks
  • Establish and maintain effective communication
  • Maintaining confidentiality

Location

  • Within the employers home in the Hanham area.
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Hours and rate of pay

8 hours per week @ £9.00 per hour

Thursday & Friday 10am – 2pm (can be slightly flexible on times)

 

Requirements for applicant

  • Driver Required
  • Good sense of humour
  • Patience
  • Ability to understand and deliver the needs of the employer
  • Ability to undertake domestic activities
  • Flexible, reliable and honest
  • Good general fitness
  • An enhanced DBS check will be required

 

“Equality’s Act: Section 9; Schedule 83 [Work: Exceptions] (Part 1; Occupational Requirements) - applies to this post”

  

  • ‘Please note that this advert has been placed on behalf of one of our customers.  Should your application be successful and you are offered the position, you will be directly employed by the customer and not by PeoplePlus’