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2 x Personal Assistants

Location: Stratford-upon-Avon, Midlands Rate of Pay: £9.50 per hour

Hours per Week: Post one: 16 hours per week (cover double up shifts in times required below), includes 7 hours social support. Post two: 9 hours per week (cover double up shifts in times required below).

Job Reference: RLKTX Expires: 10th May 2018

About the Employer

A lady living with her loving family and her two pets.

I have degenerative motor Neuron condition known as ATAXIA for the last 15 years.

This affects my co-ordination, mobility eating, drinking, balance and I have weight bearing problems which comes from lack of balance and co-ordination. I have a manual wheelchair.

My speech is impaired because of the ATAXIA, so I repeat things to be understood.  I can choke on my saliva and need someone to be with me when I am drinking and eating.  I am severely visually impaired and have clinical depression.

I enjoy having conversations like to watch Chinese TV and enjoy Asian food.  I love flowers, being in my garden and enjoy trips out to local parks and gardens.

 

Penderels Trust do not acknowledge receipt of applications.  If you have not received a response within 3 weeks of the closing date, your application has been unsuccessful.  

PENDERELS TRUST IS A SUPPORT SERVICE FOR INDIVIDUALS LIVING INDEPENDENTLY IN THE COMMUNITY AND WILL NOT BE THE EMPLOYER. YOU ARE EMPLOYED BY THE INDIVIDUAL CONCERNED.


Summary of Duties

Lunch time duties - Double up shifts

Support me to use the toilet.

Prepare lunch and drinks and stay with me when I am eating and drinking.

Support me to wipe/wash hands.

Support me with gentle exercise (follow instructions on sheet).

Ensure bathroom and kitchen are clean after use.

Change bedding.

Laundry.

 

Afternoon support - Double up shifts

Support me to use the toilet.

Support me with drinks and eating.

Support me with gentle exercise.

 

Evening support - Double up shifts

Support me to use the toilet.

Support me to have a shower using the turntable.

Support me to get ready for bed.

Support me with drinks and eating.

Ensure I am comfortable for the evening.

 

Social Support - One to One

Support me to access the community.

Take me to any medical appointments as required.

Support me with anything that I may reasonably request.


The Person They Are Looking For

Be patient, supportive, caring and positive with a good sense of humour.

Be honest, reliable and trustworthy.

Knowledge and experience of working with people with motor neuron conditions or mobility restricted people desirable.  

Clear communication skills.

To be able to speak Chinese id desirable.

Able to remain calm in stressful situations.

Flexibility and good availability.

The ability to think on your feet.


The Times Required

Post One- 16 Hours per week (Cover double up shifts below)    per week includes 7 hours social support.

Post Two - 9 hours per week (Cover double up shifts below)

 

3 x Double up shift:

1.30pm to 2pm

3.30pm to 4pm

5.30pm to 6pm

 

Days required: six days a week.


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