Personal assistant/Carer

Job Reference
Per516171
Salary Description
8.91
Contract Type
Permanent
Location
Job Description

Job Description

Job Title: Personal Assistant / Carer

Location: Redcar, TS10

Day/Times:

7 hours Monday- Sunday- flexible

Tuesday’s and Thursdays- 10.30am until 1.00pm

Tuesday/Thursdays is to cover annual leave of current PA therefore flexibility required and not guaranteed.

Hours: 7 hours per week + 5 hours per week when current PA takes leave

Rate of pay: £8.91 per hour

Purpose of the Job:

I am an elderly lady with various health issues including a vison impairment. I have reduced mobility due to my health and age but able to mobilise with a stick and supervision.

I require a PA to support me on a one two one basis within my home to assist with cleaning, personal care and attending shopping trips/appointments . I do already employ a personal assistant however require an additional worker to support for 7 hours per week to assist with personal care and when she takes annual leave an additional 5 hours therefore flexibility is a must.

 

Personal Assistant Specification:

My assistant must be honest, trustworthy, reliable, must respect my privacy and always maintain my dignity.

My assistant must understand my disabilities and needs and support accordingly and or willingness to learn and develop.

My assistant must be enthusiastic and flexible with a caring disposition. You must be able to work well independently.

My assistant must have good communication skills and empower me to make decisions.

My assistant must understand the need for confidentiality in all areas of work.

Supervision:

My personal assistant is accountable to me in all aspects of their work. They should always ask what my needs are and listen to my directions and requests.

Main Duties:

To assist me with my personal care needs

To assist with general cleanliness of my home

To assist me with weekly shopping trips

To ensure my safety

The main duties identified in the job description are examples of the expectations required; I may on occasions reasonably request additional activities to be undertaken inside or outside of the home.

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

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