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Personal Assistant

Location: Dormston, Worcester, Midlands Rate of Pay: £8.85 per hour minimum

Hours per Week: 16 hours per week maximum

Job Reference: W0104BW Expires: 15th December 2017

About the Employer

The post is to carry-out the general cleaning, tidying & upkeep of my home so I can live as near an independent life as my health issues permit. I suffer complex tummy issues, resulting from unsuccessful bowel surgery and I have very limited mobility due to a fractured spine. I live in the Dormaston area of Worcester.

Summary of Duties

To provide personal care

To be able to identify any issues/risks that may affect me

To be proactive and communicate any ideas that could enhance   my day to day living

To undertake any training I deem necessary or appropriate for the role

Carry out general domestic duties about the home, which I share with my small dog.

Prepare small meals/drinks.

Collect prescription items/confidential paperwork from local GP practice.

Support/accompany me on shopping trips, hospital appointments and places of interest that help get me out the home (including assisting me walking my dog). You will be required to assist with the loading/unloading of my wheelchair & mobility scooter in & out of my disability converted vehicle during the above activities.

Be present in the home while I perform tasks that I may require assistance with. 

The Person They Are Looking For

Someone who is friendly, patient and supportive.  You should have a genuine interest in the provision of high quality care and should possess the motivation to develop trust and understanding within the role.

You should be hardworking, reliable, honest with a sense of humour and be committed to providing the best care.

In return you will have the opportunity to practice your skills, keep up to date with professional development as any necessary training can be provided.

Must hold a current driving licence.

An Enhanced Disclosure Criminal Records Bureau check will be required.

The Times Required

Actual hours are to be negotiated at interview stage.

The post will include 5.6 weeks paid annual leave (pro-rata).

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