Personal assistant/Carer

Job Reference
Per500325 (1)
Salary Description
8.91
Contract Type
Permanent
Location
Stoke-on-Trent
Advert

Job Description

 

Job Title:    Personal Assistant

Location: Trentham

Hours:    20 (Negotiable)

Rate of Pay- £ 8.91 per hour

 

Purpose of Job

I am a 20 year old lady living in the Trentham area of Stoke on Trent with my parents and twin brothers, I require a personal assistant to support me with personal and social care needs on daily basis including weekends to provide encouragement and support to enable me to live an independent life.  Your role will be to support me with my everyday living skills in order to develop my independence and promote my safety awareness at home and when accessing the community.

As the personal assistant you will be working alongside other PA’s and will provide me with the personal and social assistance needed to enable me to live in the way that I want to in order to retain and maximise as much independence as possible.

The Personal Assistant must be reliable and able to work flexible hours. You must respect privacy and have an understanding of the need for confidentiality in all areas of your work.

Supervision

As the personal Assistant you will be directed by and accountable to me and my parents in all aspects of your work. You should always ask what my needs are and listen to our directions and requests.

 

Main Duties

The support required includes the following and is a description of the expected tasks required in an expected week.

The tasks each day may differ dependent on my routine, however, the below describes the expectations required throughout a typical day.

Personal Tasks:-

Hoisting along with another PA – training will be given

Toileting

Showering

Apply creams

Dressing

Assist with feeding

Social Tasks:-

Assistance into standing frame

Go out for a walk in the community

Reading stories

Listening to music

Games

Colouring

Pampering – nail art etc

 

The tasks identified in the job description are examples of the expectations required, additional tasks may be requested, within reason.

“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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