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Personal Assistant AKRM

Location: Warwick, Midlands Rate of Pay: £10.50 per hour

Hours per Week: 10 hours per week

Job Reference: AKRM Expires: 23rd March 2018

About the Employer

I am a 48 year old man with mental health (and some physical health) needs who requires support and encouragement to live my life as independently as possible.

I am polite and good natured and enjoy playing the guitar and listening to music.

I am looking forward to building a good working relationship with a trustworthy and supportive Personal Assistant.

 

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

Daily:

• Help the Employer start his day by waking him up on arrival and encouraging him to shower, shave, and dress in clean clothes

• Cook/prepare a healthy breakfast and prepare a simple lunch (e.g. sandwich) for later on

• Cleaning tasks including dining table, kitchen surfaces, stack/unload dishwasher, clean and tidy bathroom

• Sort laundry and load washing machine

 

Throughout the week:

• Change bedlinen once a week or more often if needed

• Check that refrigerated food is in date and stored hygienically

• Help Employer to put his clean washing away

• Encourage Employer to keep up to date with appointments and activities

 

Full details of duties available for applicants from the Employer.


The Person They Are Looking For

A friendly and professional Personal Assistant with lots of experience of working well with people with mental health problems

 

•Excellent people skills - particularly empathy, patience, and the ability to encourage without being patronising or unkind

•Reliable and punctual

•To have lots of common sense and know when to use initiative

Desirable:

• Experience in food preparation/qualification in food hygiene

• Knowledge/experience in nutrition for Type 2 Diabetes patients

 

Would suit someone looking for part-time hours in a traditional 'Home Help' type role.


The Times Required

Monday to Thursday: 09:00 - 11:00

Friday: 08:00 - 10:00

Early start of 07:00 - 09:00 will be required on occasion to prepare for appointments etc.


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