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Personal Assistant

POW488567(LA)
9.30 per hour
Permanent
5 - 10 / per week - Part-Time

Ref No: POW488567(LA)

Job Description – Personal Assistant

Jan 2021

About Myself

I have been assessed to receive direct payments to employ my own Personal Assistant(s) to enable me to continue living at home, as independently as possible.

I live on my own home in Llanbrynmair, Powys. I am wheel-chair bound,  and currently looking for somebody to join my fantastic team of PA’s to support me with personal care, transfers, and everyday household tasks.

I require this support to be provided through five care visits daily and on three of these five visits you would be working alongside another member of the team – the visits would be on a rolling rota basis within the team, but flexibility is beneficial to cover annual leave /absence.

Days and Hours of Work

5 Hours minimum per week (pro rata). Currently these are the hours, but most likely to be increased in order to cover the other PA’s leave. This is to be discussed.

  • Tuesday  – 1 hour (From 09:30AM)
  • Every other weekend(Sat & Sun) – (4 hours to be split over the 5 daily visits)

Please note – Overtime is available on an ad-hoc basis to cover annual leave / absence and additional needs as they arise so flexibility is required of the successful applicant.

Tasks and Duties 

Duties would include:

  • Assist with supporting me in/out of bed and getting un/dressed
  • Supporting me on a 1:1 and 2:1 basis
  • Assist me with continence care
  • Assist me with a full body wash
  • Assist with meal preparation
  • Assisting me to transfer with aid of hoist / banana board
  • Changing bedding as required and doing the necessary laundry
  • Support and encourage my independence where possible, and preserve my personal sense of well-being
  • Support around the home with domestic tasks
  • Any other reasonable tasks required

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

  • A person being willing and creative to assist in planning and assisting in all types of activities.
  • A person local to our area of Llanbrynmair. A person who is dependable and arrives on time.
  • A person who respects the privacy and confidentiality of working in someone else’s home.
  • A person with a positive commitment to this kind of work.
  • A person with a friendly, easy-going manner.
  • A car owner / driver.
  • Flexibility to cover sickness and annual leave would be an advantage.
  • Persons who are looking for a long-term commitment to remain in this job, to build a good professional relationship with me.
  • Persons who find the regular times suitable to their lifestyle.

Rate of Pay

£9.30 per hour (after tax)

TRAINING

Moving and Handling training is desirable but not essential as training will be provided in house, by the team, for the successful candidate.

About The job

Pay Frequency – Calendar Monthly - By BACS.

The successful applicant will be subject to a 6-month probationary period.

A DBS will be required – you will not incur costs to yourself for this.

To Apply:

Apply online – specifically in Google search engine, precisely enter POW488567(LA) where it will then direct you to an application portal.

Please request an application form via our registered email address ILSPowys@peopleplus.co.uk or call 0330 123 2815 quoting the reference number POW488567(LA)