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Personal Assistant

POW486524(LA)
£9.00 - £10.00 per hour / shift dependent.
Permanent
10 - 20 / per week - Part-Time
LLANDRINDOD WELLS

Ref no: POW486524(LA)

Job Description – Personal Assistant

April 2021

About Myself

I am a lady in my late fifties, living independently in the Llandrindod Wells area of Powys. 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 with a physical disability and use a Mini Lift to aid me in my transfers within the home environment, I am supported with this by a small team of Personal Assistants who provide me with personal care support, continence care, assistance with medication, support to maintain my nutrition & hydration needs and social stimulation also. I require this support to be provided through multiple care visits daily – these visits range from 1 / 2 hours in length.

Days and Hours of Work

10 HOURS PER WEEK – PRO RATA

Every Tuesday & Friday:               07:30AM – 09:30AM = 2hrs

(5 hours per day)                         11:30AM – 13:30PM = 2hrs

                                                   16:00PM – 17:00PM = 1hr

 

1 Weekend Per Month:                   07.30AM – 09.30AM =2hrs

(Sat & Sun – 5 hours per day)       12:00PM – 13:00PM = 1hr

                                                  16:00PM– 17:00PM  = 1hr

                                                   20:30PM – 21:30PM =1hr

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 

  • Assist with supporting me in/out of bed and getting un/dressed
  • Supporting me on a 1:1 basis
  • Assist me with continence care
  • Assist me with a shower / full body wash
  • Assist with meal preparation
  • Assisting me to transfer with aid of mini lift
  • 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
  • Support with shopping as required
  • Support with social stimulation
  • Any other reasonable tasks required

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

  • A person local to the Llandrindod Wells area.
  • A person with a bubbly and easy-going manner.
  • 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 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.
  • A person who finds the shift pattern suitable to their lifestyle.

Rate of Pay

£9.00 - £10.00 per hour / shift dependent.

This will be discussed in further detail with the successful applicant

Training

Moving and Handling training is desirable but not essential as full in-house training will be provided by myself and my existing team of PA’s.

About The job

Salary Frequency – Calendar Monthly - By BACS.

Successful applicant will be subject to a three-month trial period.

A DBS check will be required, this will be at no cost to yourself.

To apply:

Apply online – specifically in Google search engine, precisely enter POW486524(LA) where it will then take you to where you can apply.

Please request an application form via our registered email address ILSPowys@peopleplus.co.uk or call 0330 123 2815 quoting the reference number POW486524(LA)

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