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Personal Assistants x 2

Location: Bracebridge Heath area, East Rate of Pay: £8.72 per hour

Hours per Week: Position 1: Approximately 16-20 hours per week, Position 2: Casual ad-hoc hours

Job Reference: JP1899 Expires: 18th January 2018

About the Employer

Support is required for a gentleman in the Bracebridge Heath area, to enable him to continue to live independently at home.  You will work alone with him in his home, occasionally with his wife present to help.

Compassion, good communication skills and a calm and caring manner are essential.

We are looking for 2 people to join our team, one to cover the regular hours available and another to cover holidays and sickness on a casual basis.

Summary of Duties

Duties to include:

Providing personal care and support with a variety of changing care needs.

Assisting the client with getting up in the morning and washing in his bed.

Assisting the client with toilet management (he uses a commode, needs suppositories)

Assisting the client with his medication, dispensing it according to the medicine plan and blister packs

Preparing food and drink for the client, specifically breakfast and lunch

Using manual handling equipment safely and correctly - training will be provided – (e.g. Sara Stedy)

Maintaining good communication and develop effective working relationships with the client

Assisting the client to manage his personal affairs (opening mail, short trips to the postbox etc)

Maintaining records in respect of care and medication support given and tasks undertaken

The Person They Are Looking For

The person I am looking for should be:

Caring and compassionate towards people in need of care and support

Excellent time keeper and reliable

Good hygiene practice, including personal hygiene, and a smart appearance

Good stamina and a level of fitness to meet the physical demands of the job


Experience and Skills:

Ability to listen, communicate clearly

Ability to give care and support

Good organisational skills

Ability to use own initiative and work alone


Desirable qualities:

NVQ/QCF Level 2 or equivalent

Previous experience as a care worker

Flexible approach to working

To have own transport

The Times Required

To be discussed at interview

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