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Personal Care Assistant/Support Worker
£10.00 per hour
Job Reference: MM/IHP/GCC
Job Title: Personal Care Assistant/Support Worker
Hours: 1 PA - 6-10 hours a week
1 PA - 12-18 hours a week
1 PA - relief PA to cover annual leave and sickness
Days and times to be agreed at interview.
Rates of Pay: Starting pay £10.00 per hour
Paid holiday allowance based on hours worked
Location: Bangor area
Closing Date: 15.07.2020
Aims and purpose of role:
Personal Assistant to support a lady with long term illness and disability, this will include various duties. Main aim of the role is to assist with daily living tasks as required, to enable her to maintain her independence and continue living in her own home. Applications for varied hours and cover work welcome. Starting pay £10.00 per hour. Closing date 15.07.2020
Responsible to - Directly accountable to the employer
Female applicants only – Exception applied under the Equality Act 2010
Support choice, independence, dignity and respect
Prepare and serve meals, drinks and support at mealtimes as required
Wash up after meals, keep dishes, food etc.
Help to get bathed, undressed/dressed as required
Personal care including some application of prescribed emollients/medicines
Assist with laundry, bed linen changing and daily bed making
Assist me to maintain a clean, pleasant and safe home environment
Support my disability. This mainly means encouraging and supporting my prescribed rest, pacing and activity/rehabilitation needs
Any other duties which may be reasonably allocated and fall within the scope and responsibilities of this role
To undertake any relevant training and ongoing joint review and supervision as needed
Be compassionate, caring, understanding and respectful
Have good communication and listening skills
Have good awareness of safe manual handling and hygiene
Preferably, but not necessarily, have experience of supporting people with disabilities. Non-judgmental, accepting attitude towards illness and disability and willingness to learn is more important
Establish and maintain a professional and efficient standard of care
Ensure that due consideration is given to Health and Safety at all times. Full PPE provided.
Undertake the role with due regard to the person’s physical, social and recreational needs
Respect and safeguard all goods and property where the person lives
Respect the person’s privacy and uphold confidentiality at all times
Be punctual, reliable, efficient and flexible
I want the person working for me to be happy in their personal assistant role/work; for me to be comfortable with the person working for me and their work- and for us to be able to communicate well with each other to ensure that things run smoothly.
A Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS) may be required for this post. This is a free and confidential process.
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