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Personal Assistant

Location: Atherstone, Midlands Rate of Pay: £10.00 per hour

Hours per Week: 5 hours per week

Job Reference: WAR1445340SK1 Expires: 1st October 2019

About the Employer

Your main role will be to support a relaxed, easy going 56 year old gentleman who is continuing to adapt to living with Parkinson’s and enabling him to live at home with his partner who also has Parkinson’s. You role will be to assist with personal care and domestic support. You will provide a holistic approach to care to ensure all needs are met. Whilst you main role is to support the gentleman there with be an overlap of care for his partner as well with meals and medications.


Summary of Duties

  • To undertake/assist in preparation of breakfast
  • Support with morning routine, including any personal care.
  • Administer/prompt with medication and ensure time is given for the medication to take effect.
  • To support with mobility, recognising when my medication is wearing off and ensure that you support me with this. Potentially recognising the need to use my wheelchair.
  • Promoting and encouraging independence at all times.
  • Ensure all needs are met through planning and discussion with employer.
  • To ensure the safety of the individual at all times.
  • To undertake flexible working arrangements in accordance with identified requirements.
  • To complete and maintain accurate timesheets/mileage sheets
  • You have a responsibility as an Employee to report all accidents to the employer immediately.  You must record all details in the accident book.
  • You have a duty to report defects and / or hazards which may give rise to an accident.

The Person They Are Looking For

Required:

  • A commitment to providing support which acknowledges privacy, dignity, respect and independence at all times.
  • Commitment to anti-oppressive and non-discriminatory practice.
  • To maintain confidentiality in all aspects of duties.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Able to work on own initiative.
  • Be Honest, reliable and trustworthy.
  • Good sense of humour.
  • Driver/car owner

 

Desired:

  • Good general education
  • Flexible and innovative approach to working
  • Experience of working in a care/support setting.
  • Car Owner/Driver

The Times Required

Monday to Friday, 6am - 7am.

You will also be required to cover annual leave however time of cover is flexible.


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