Job Reference: JTSP1 Expires: 24th November 2017
To provide personal care and domestic support including personal care, for an older lady in the Nuneaton area. This is to work alongside other Carers so the hours will be shared and the amount of hours will be negotiated to what suits both Carers. Currently the hours cover 24 over 7 days. It will be for at least 1/2 days a week which may include a weekend.
Support with meal and snack preparation and clearing away and to maintain a good standard of hygiene.
Prepare meals breakfast/lunch/teatime.
Encourage me to eat and drink plenty of fluids.
To engage with me and converse.
To ensure my house is safe and warm at all times.
To provide personal care; this includes dressing and undressing and some of the personal care will be of an intimate nature.
Domestic support, including laundry, washing, ironing, cleaning.
To assist me to take my prescribed medication.
Assist with Toilet needs.
Ensure property is safe at all times.
Prepare for me bed and ensure I am in bed safely and get up in the morning.
Check bed and strip and wash bedding if required.
To be able to identify any risks or issues that may affect me and my quality of life.
To undertake any training that is necessary and appropriate for the role.
As my needs may vary from day to day, your tasks will reflect this. You may be required to perform any other duties as is reasonably required.
You must have an easy going personality be honest and reliable and trustworthy.
To work flexibly and follow instructions
Respecting privacy and confidentiality is expected at all times
I require patient empathetic PA’s that will engage with me. You must be reliable as I am dependant on your support, also be honest and trustworthy as at times you may be unsupervised in my own home. A fully enhanced DBS will be required for all PA’s Drivers are preferred but not essential as long as some of the PA’s can drive. Experience would be preferred but not essential as training will be provided but you need to be willing to adapt and train.
Calls be shared at 7.30 1 hour, 13.30 half hour, 16.00 45 minutes, 19.30 1 hour.
Regarding hours of work:
In principle 6+ but negotiable and could be more during the day/evening and some weekend work as well. You will not be expected to cover both Saturday and Sunday on a regular basis, it will normally be one or the other or one weekend on and one off.