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Personal Assistant/Carer PER527888

PER527888
10.25 per hour
Permanent
36 / per week - Full-Time
Macclesfield

FULL-TIME CARE WORKER/ PERSONAL ASSISTANT

MACCLESFIELD AREA

36 HOURS PER WEEK (3 X 12hrs days 7AM – 7PM)

£10.25 PER HOUR

Full Driving Licence required

PURPOSE OF THE JOB

To assist a 48 year old disabled man with day-to-day activities to maintain an independent life.

I am a sociable and outgoing person with lots of interests. I use an electric wheelchair but also have a manual one. I live independently in a bungalow in the Macclesfield area and have an adapted car with ramp so that I can travel in my wheelchair.

I use a communication device to talk.

I enjoy going out for meals/drinks and having barbecues and general socialising.

I am a member of the Wheelies Sports Club who meet on a Saturday which I and my PA attend. I’m also a member of Stockport’s boccia club. Boccia is a game little bit like bowls.

I also enjoy the company of my friends and family who come to visit me at home on a regular basis or I go and visit them.

I am looking for a Personal Assistant to enable me to maintain my independence. I have care 24hrs a day, 7 days a week.

The job will also involve some doctors and dentist appointments, travelling / attending meetings and visits.

 

MAIN DUTIES

  • Assistance with personal care, including washing, shaving, toileting, bathing and dressing etc.
  • Preparation of all of my food and drinks
  • Cooking
  • Laundry
  • Housework (keeping the house tidy, dusting, vacuuming, mopping, etc
  • Shopping for food, clothing and items for the house (I like to shop and this would be a joint activity)
  • Social outings

 

PERSON SPECIFICATION

  • Trustworthy
  • Honest and reliable
  • Tidy appearance
  • Flexible
  • Sociable
  • Patient
  • Good sense of humour/ cheerful
  • Computer literacy would be an advantage
  • Non smoker preferred
  • Clean driving licence essential
  • Confident driver who will be insured to drive my wheelchair adapted vehicle.