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JOB DESCRIPTION

Personal Assistant(s)

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

I am a 60 year old gentleman living in the Peterston Super Ely area with my two dogs. I have a T2 spinal fracture resulting from an accident 10 years ago, which resulted in me being paralysed from just above the waist, down. It’s a rotator cuff injury and I need support with transferring. I am independent with personal care, once I’ve been transferred. My kidneys are also failing, I have inflammation in knuckles, high blood pressure and I can be prone to UTI’s. I am totally dependent on using a wheelchair for getting around and I have a specially adapted car. My son currently supports me, but I am looking for additional Personal Assistants.

 

PLACE OF WORK

Support within the home.

HOURS OF WORK

17 hours per week available

2 shifts

·        2 hours in the morning, 7 days per week between 8am to 9am

·        1 hour teatime call, 3 days per week 4pm to 5pm 

I would consider more than one PA. Please state which shifts you would be available on the application form.

RATE OF PAY

£12.85 per hour, double time on bank holidays

TASKS INVOLVED

·        Prompting with tasks and with daily routine

·        Personal care is required – Showering, transfer, continence care

·        Domestic chores - clean shower room/floor, laundry/ironing, tidy up kitchen areas/wash dishes

·        Meal preparation

·        Prompt with medication

·        Provide me with company

·        Ensure I am safe at all times

 

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

·        A reliable and consistent person

·        Someone who is nice, caring and patient

·        A person who respects the privacy and confidentiality of working in someone else’s home

·        Someone who is proactive and has awareness of my needs

·        PA to have a mature outlook and positive attitude

·        PA to live local or drive to get to the property

·        Someone who is okay with dogs in the home

·        Someone with manual handling and first aid awareness or willing to undertake training

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 on a four weekly basis and appropriate holiday pay given. The post is subject to satisfactory references and a DBS (Police) Check - which will need to be carried out before employment can commence. The cost of this will be met by the employer (Local Authority).The relevant checks will be carried out to ensure any applicant has the right to work in the UK

Thank you