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Personal Assistant

POW527586MG
Per Hour
Permanent
14 / per week - Part-Time
KNIGHTON

REF NO. POW527586MG

March 2021

JOB DESCRIPTION

Part-time Personal Assistant

 

A LITTLE ABOUT ME

I am an elderly lady with disabilities, living independently in Knighton.  I have been assessed as receiving Direct Payments to support my lifestyle to continue living independently.

 

PURPOSE OF JOB

 

I receive Direct Payments to employ person(s) to assist with this support. The work would be varied and would consist of assisting with some home tasks, activities and interests. This work must be on a 1-1 basis, to develop my independent living skills, access meaningful occupation and develop my presence within the local and wider community.

 

Duties would include:

 

  1. Meal preparation and supervision of meals
  2. Assist with getting me in/out of bed and getting un/dressed.
  3. Assist with showering
  4. Changing my bed regularly and doing the necessary laundry
  5. Tidying my personal space.
  6. Taking me out into the community
  7. Support and encourage my independence and preserve my personal sense of well-being.
  8. To assist in the maintenance of independent living and so provide me with a greater range of opportunities to enhance my lifestyle.
  9. Administering medication

 

HOURS OF WORK

 

14 hours every week, split over 3 days,

 

3 visits a day: - 09.00 -11.00am,16.00 - 18.00 & 20.00 - 21.00

 

(There is also the opportunity for every other weekend if desired by PA)

 

RATE OF PAY

 

£9.60 per hour.

 

ABOUT THE JOB

 

Though a part-time job, this will be a proper job requiring a National Insurance number to be submitted. I will be your employer. A trial period will be necessary in the first instance.  The wage will be paid 4 weekly on return of a payslip provided by PeoplePlus Payroll Services.  A formal Contract of Employment will be provided.

 

References will be required.

 

TASKS INVOLVED

 

  • Working with me on a 1 – 1 basis.
  • Assistance with personal care.
  • Assisting me with medication and meals.
  • Laundry
  • Excursions, for example, local attractions etc.
  • Other reasonable tasks required during the hours.

 

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

 

  • Male or female.
  • A person being willing and creative to assist in planning and assisting in all types of activities.
  • 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 who is laid back and flexible, with a good sense of humour.
  • A person with a positive commitment to this kind of work.
  • A person with a friendly, easy-going manner.
  • A car owner driver.
  • Someone who could provide extra hours on occasions 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.

 

This job would require the use of your own vehicle during working hours, taking me out in your car to various locations. Mileage expenses will be paid, subject to prior agreement and limits.

 

If you are interested in this job, please register your interest to;

 

ilsPAPowys@peopleplus.co.uk

 

Quote reference; POW527586 Or call 0330 123 2815 and ask for a Powys Advisor

 

You will then be requested to complete an application form which will be submitted to the employer.

 

A Note from PeoplePlus;

Please note that this advert has been placed on behalf of one of our clients. Should your application be successful and you are offered the position, you will be directly employed by our client and not by People Plus.