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Female Personal Assistant

Please note: Personal Assistant
(Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, PART 1 Applies)

Job Reference: LIN15872TP1

Expiry Date: 7th March 2024

Location: Lincoln, LN6, East Midlands
Hourly Rate of pay: £12.00
Contract Type: Casual
Hours per week: Different Shifts Available
Applicants must be 18 years of age or over.

When you are Required

Specific days/times required:
• Monday,
• Tuesday,
• Wednesday,
• Thursday,
• Friday,
• Saturday, Waking Night
• Sunday,
Dates and times are flexible and can be discussed at interview.
This position will require:
• Waking nights

About the Employer

I am a severely disabled young woman, completely dependent on others for all my needs and I am supported 2:1 at all times. I live in the south of Lincoln in the family home. I require personal care 24 hours a day 365 days a year. A detailed care plan is in place. Training will be provided to any successful applicant. Everything to be discussed at the interview including the specific hours. Full flexibility is important for all 7 days a week. Shifts are normally between 8:00am - 2:00pm and 2:00pm - 9:00pm. Immediate start available.

Employer Disability and Health Conditions
• Mobility / Physical • Cognitive / Learning

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.
• Assist with household chores and general homemaking.
• Support and/or prompt to attend appointments as necessary, e.g. hospital/doctors.
• Develop a good and trusting one to one working relationship.

Only candidates aged 18 or over should apply for this position as shifts may start before and or after 10pm

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).

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.
• Previous caring experience is not essential, however you should have a genuine interest in supporting people with a disability/illness to achieve their goals.
• Be able to work flexibly, adapting to the employers needs on a daily basis.
• Flexibility would be an advantage as the hours may be variable.
• Be self-motivated with a willingness to get involved.

Does this position interest you?

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

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