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Personal Assistant

Job Reference: WAK15799EC1

Expiry Date: 4th March 2024

Location: Hemsworth, Yorkshire
Hourly Rate of pay: £12.00
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours per week: 5
Applicants must be 18 years of age or over.

When you are Required

Specific days/times required:
• Monday, 5.30pm - 6.30pm
• Tuesday, 5.30pm - 6.30pm
• Wednesday, 5.30pm - 6.30pm
• Thursday, 5.30pm - 6.30pm
• Friday, 5.30pm - 6.30pm

About the Employer

You will be supporting a non-smoking lady living with mixed dementia and emphysema, who although she is hard of hearing, has a warm and friendly nature. Having been a carer herself for a number of years, she knows what good care is, so needs to have someone who has experience, who at times may need to be firm but fair and provide encouragement, when needed.

Employer Disability and Health Conditions
• Mobility / Physical • Hearing

Dementia, Emphysema

The employer's hobbies and interests:
• Enjoys company • Evening Television• Reading

Other relevant information

About the Role

Duties and Responsibilities
• Support and/or prompt with personal care. This may include toileting, showering/bathing, getting in and out of bed, getting dressed.
• Support and/or prompt with cooking/meal preparation and eating meals/drinks.
• Support and/or prompt the individual to take medication.
• Assist with household chores and general homemaking.

Putting away food shopping, and rotating usage according to sell by dates. Needs may vary on a day to day basis, and tasks may change daily to reflect this.. Ensure the safety of individual at all times, and report any incidences or accidents. >
Only candidates aged 18 or over should apply for this position as you will be required to administer medication.

The individuals needs may vary from day to day and your tasks may reflect this. You could be required to perform other duties as reasonably required.

You have a responsibility as an employee to report all accidents to the employer immediately. You have a duty to report defects and / or hazards which may give rise to an accident. You are to ensure the safety of the individual at all times.

Due to the nature of the work for which you are applying, this post is subject to a satisfactory DBS disclosure (costs will be covered).

Transport Requirement

Car driver preferred but not essential.

Required Skills

• Be honest, reliable, trustworthy and punctual.• Maintain confidentiality and respect privacy, including the prohibited use of social media in relation to the job role.
• To be able to work on own initiative.
• To work as part of a team.
• To be able to follow instructions accurately.
• Be patient, supportive and caring.
• Have good listening skills and be able to provide non-judgemental emotional support.
• Be empathetic.
• Previous caring experience is essential.
• Be able to work flexibly, adapting to the employers needs on a daily basis.
• Be self-motivated with a willingness to get involved.
• Have a lively personality.

Lively, but not overbearing personality.

Required Training
Successful candidates are required to undertake any training that is considered necessary and appropriate to the role.

First Aid. Training will be provided by the employer.

Does this position interest you?

This advert may close before the stated date if sufficient applications are received.

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