Personal Care Assistant - JH/NP/NHH2
Job Reference: JH/NP/NHH
Job Title: Personal Assistant
Responsible to: Directly accountable to and taking direction from the employer
Hours: 49 hours per week (job share between 2 PA’s)
Work Pattern: Monday – Sunday Shifts: 7 hours per day
Hourly Rate of Pay: £12.00 per hour
Based at: Employer’s own home in Welwyn and out in the local community
The purpose is to build a trusting professional relationship with the lady. To support the lady with her day to day living, support with personal care and social care tasks and to help develop her quality of life.
To support with:
Personal care (washing, dressing,)
Household tasks such as cleaning, changing the bed, washing and ironing
Shopping for the lady and with her
Transfers whilst in and out of the wheelchair
Support and attend health care appointments
Support with social tasks such as visiting family, going to see friends
To perform such other duties as may reasonably be required.
Have experience of working with vulnerable adults.
Flexible in the hours and times that you can work.
Have a good sense of humour and enjoy a friendly joke.
You should have a thorough understanding of personal safety.
Excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills.
A willingness to undergo any training highlighted by the employer.
You should have some knowledge and understanding of risks.
Have an awareness and knowledge of equal opportunities.
Resilience and awareness of triggers in managing some behaviours that challenge.
This post is subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check at the Employers request prior to commencing employment. This is confidential and at no cost to yourself.
The offer will be made subject to satisfactory references.
The post carries a 6 month’s probationary period.
The Rowan Organisation is acting on behalf of a third party and will not be your employer, nor responsible for any actions arising out of your employment.