Personal Care Assistant - JH/NP/NHH7

Job Reference
JH/NP/NHH7
Salary Description
£12.00 per hour
Contract Type
Permanent
Location
Welwyn Garden City
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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,)

Cooking

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.

 

Disclaimer

 

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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