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JOB DESCRIPTION

Part-time Personal Assistants

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

We are an elderly couple, husband and wife living in the Sully area and we both have Dementia. We are looking for a team of Personal Assistants to support within our home. The main support will be for the husband who has Parkinson’s disease with Lewy Body Dementia and is becoming frail, to provide personal, mainly catheter care, medication supervision, and light meal preparation. One PA will assist the husband and the other will also offer support for the wife, who likes to be independent but has Alzheimer’s disease.

HOURS OF WORK

Total of 28 hours per week

x2 PA’s 8am for 1 hour

x2 PA’s 4pm for 30 minutes

x2 PA’s 8:30pm for 30 minutes

RATES OF PAY

£10.20 per hour

TASKS INVOLVED

v Ensure that all our needs are met

v Provide personal care

v Meal preparation/supervision

v Catheter care

v Prompt with medication every day

v Build trust

v Ensure we are safe at all times

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

v Reliable and punctual

v Considerate, caring and trustworthy

v Good knowledge of Dementia

v Catheter trained or willing to undertake training

v Good sense of humour

v Able to build good relationships

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 four weekly 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.