Personal Assistant/Carer - HS/AE/DCC2

Job Reference
HS/AE/DCC2
Salary Description
£12 an hour rising to £15 after probation period.
Contract Type
Permanent
Location
Llandegla ,
Wrexham
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Job Description 

 

Job Reference  HS/AE/DCC2    

 

Job Title     Personal Assistant/Carer

                  

Hours:        Minimum 5 hours per week initially with potential for additional hours in the future

 

Rates of Pay: £12 an hour rising to £15 after probation period.

                        

Work Area /Location:  Llandegla , Wrexham

 

About the Job 

 

We are seeking to employ a Personal Assistant/Carer for our father who is in his 80’s and still quite independent, but due to recent illness is in need of someone to assist him with certain aspects of daily life in order to continue living independently.

He is a Welsh speaker but speaking Welsh is not a requirement. He lives on a working sheep farm.

Initially the hours would be to cover a morning or evening visit to supplement family support.

 

Responsible to The Direct Payment recipient and his family

 

Main Tasks

 

Tasks will vary from day to day depending on need and could include any of the following ;

 

Assist with personal care if requested ( training provided where needed)

Remind him to drink sufficient fluid

Check he has taken medication and has enough for the following week

Empty bathroom bin of incontinence products and put into additional black bag

Clean his kitchen, living room and bedroom if required

Check that he has enough food, let us know of any shortages and/or pick up anything he needs from the local shop.

Make and change his bed if required.

Wash and tumble dry bedding and any clothes that need washing

Check the cat is being fed and has enough food

General wellbeing checks, report any concerns to his family

 

 

 

 

On ad-hoc basis picking up medication or food items, most of the time these are delivered. Mileage allowance will be paid.

 

Person Specification 

A caring, sensitive and supportive approach as this is a big adjustment for our father and the ability to build a good relationship will be important

Be honest, punctual, reliable and trustworthy

Establish and maintain a professional standard of care at all times

Ensure that due consideration is given to Health and Safety at all times

Respect and safeguard all his goods and property

Respect his privacy and uphold confidentiality at all times

Have some flexibility in terms of hours and days available

Be a driver with access to your own vehicle. Class 1 business use must be included within your insurance policy document. (If you are expected to use your own car to carry out the duties pf your role)

 

 

Special Conditions (optional and dependant on the request of the employer)

A Disclosure and Barring Service Check (DBS) and two satisfactory references are conditional for the post. This is a free and confidential process.

 

 

Disclaimer

The Rowan Organisation is acting on behalf of a third party and will not be your employer nor be responsible for any actions arising out of your employme

 

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