Personal Care Assistant - JH/NP/NHH7

Job Reference
Salary Description
£12.00 per hour
Contract Type
Welwyn Garden City

Job Description



Job Reference:            JH/NP/NHH7

Job Title:                       Personal Assistant


Responsible to:            Directly accountable to and taking direction from the employer


Hours:                           14 hours per week


Work Pattern:               Monday & Tuesdays


Hourly Rate of Pay:      £12.00 per hour


Based at:                      Employer’s own home in Welwyn and out in the local community


Job Purpose

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.  This position required you to support the client in their home, so you must currently live in the UK and have the right to work here.  We are unable to sponsor any applicants.


Main duties:


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.


Personal Specification


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.


Special Conditions


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.




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