Support Worker

Job Reference
PER536613#3
Salary Description
Self Employed - Pay to be discussed with employer
Contract Type
Permanent
Location
Congleton
Advert

I am looking for a self employed Personal Assistant/ Carer to help me care for my mother who lives in Astbury, near Congleton. I would like a cheerful, reassuring person who can assist my mother during the day and support her with personal care and her in daily life as she suffers from dementia.

      If you think that you can help, please do apply.

 

Job title:

Personal Care Assistant/Support worker

Location:

Astbury, CW12

Hours:

Up to 8 hours daily throughout the week

Days and hours by mutual arrangement

Pay rate:

To be discussed- Self Employed

 

 Main Purpose of the role

The role is to support the older lady to live as independently as possible with her family. The lady who suffers from dementia needs assistance with personal care and prompting to take her medication. Meal preparation and light housing will be required during the day.

 

Main Duties

Assistance with Personal Care

Prompting, administering medication

Preparing home cooked meals

Cleaning

Light housekeeping

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. 

 

Person Specification – (Qualities and personal attributes required)

The personal assistant must be honest, trustworthy, and reliable, must respect the clients privacy and maintain their dignity at all times. 

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

Experience is preferred, but not essential as full training will be provided.

A car driver would be advantageous as the family live in a rural location

The post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure

Evidence of self employed status is required and you must have relevant liability insurance in place.

 

Training

The Personal Assistant will shadow the employer to familiarise themselves to the tasks required. Additional training is also available

 

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.

 

“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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