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Personal Assistant

JH/KN
£9.00 Nights and Day shifts available 7 Days per week
Permanent
127 / per week - Full-Time
Dudley

Purpose of Role:

 

To support a lady who has Complex Medical and physical needs.

 

To help with all aspects of personal, domestic and social need, both at home and within the community, as detailed in the Careplan/Support Plan produced in conjunction with Social Services.

 

This role covers 7 days a week and therefore it will require a team of carers working on a shift basis, who must be flexible to cover days, evenings, nights and weekends. Also, successful applicants must be available to cover holidays and sickness.

 

£9.00 per hour, Driver essential

 

Key Responsibilities:

 

  • To provide appropriate support as required to ensure that the needs of the Service User are met.
  • Assisting with complete Personal Care for both Mum including skin care, bathing, oral care, toileting (sometimes but not always including management of bladder & bowels), dressing,
  • Enabling mobility, including some Moving & Handling transfers, pushing wheelchair when needed, checking of specialist equipment.
  • Assist with medications if needed.
  • Dietetics, including assistance with menu planning, preparing, serving and storing of foods.
  • Day to day household tasks e.g. changing beds, laundry, ironing, shopping, food preparation, cleaning duties
  • To provide support flexibly at variable times as agreed with the Service User.
  • To ensure that the predetermined outcomes are met within the time/budget allocated to the Service User.
  • To support the Service User to become/remain independent.
  • To work under the direction of the Service User in order to ascertain what their needs are and to listen and act upon their requests.
  • To enable the Service User to undertake any chosen activity, inside or outside of their home, by carrying out any other requests which they may reasonably make.
  • Respect for client confidentiality and discretion always.