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JOB DESCRIPTION

Personal Assistant- Double handling

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

 I am a 70 year old lady living with my husband in Merthyr area. I have Parkinson’s plus which affects my mobility and balance. I suffer with tremors and slurred speech and I have trouble swallowing. I also have restless leg syndrome. I am able to understand instruction but need time to process it.

 

PURPOSE OF JOB

 I am looking for a PA to work alongside my current PA as I need double handling as my mobility has Deteariated in recent months

 

PLACE OF WORK

 At my home

 

HOURS OF WORK

 Support on 4 calls as follows:

 

Morning – support to wash (some days to shower), dress, brush hair, dental hygiene and toilet. Accompany her safely downstairs. (45mins)

 Lunch call – support to the toilet and ensure fluids

 Afternoon call - support to the toilet and ensure fluids

 Evening - support back to bed- help her to get undressed, washed and toileted. Ensure that she is safely in bed.

 Total hours 17.5

RATE OF PAY

£9.85 per hour

TASKS INVOLVED

  • Personal Care
  • Making sure I am safe
  • Helping me get ready for bed
  • Encouraging me to drink and eat
  • Helping me walk

 TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

  • Honest
  • Reliable
  • Trustworthy
  • Experience with double handling is desirable but not essential

 ABOUT THE JOB

 Though a part-time job, this will be a proper job requiring a National Insurance number to be submitted.  A trial period will be necessary in the first instance.  The wage will be paid monthly on return of a payslip provided by the Centre for Independent Living.  You will receive 5.6 weeks paid holiday (pro rata). You may be required to apply for a DBS check at no expense to you.

 

Thank you.