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Personal Assistant

Location: Hillfields Area, Midlands Rate of Pay: £9.55 per hour

Hours per Week: 28 hours per weekend. four weekends a year

Job Reference: JC021 Expires: 23rd February 2018

About the Employer

I’m in my 60s and live with daughter in Hillfields. I require assistance with most aspects of daily living. My daughter will be your employer.


Summary of Duties

Duties will include:

 

Assisting me to get out of bed, washed/showered/dressed in the morning.

Assistance with personal care/toileting when required.

Medication administration (following training).


The Person They Are Looking For

I’m looking for a PA who can provide cover for a whole weekend, approximately every three months. Dates to be agreed to fit in with your availability.

 

You must be patient and understanding and will be able to provide sensitive support when carrying out all tasks.

 

Experience of moving and handling is essential and experience with PEG feeds and catheters an advantage. (Specific training for these will be provided.) Ideally, you will also have experience of supporting people with complex needs, caring for those who have had a stroke, who have mental health conditions and challenging behaviour.

 

Reliability is essential. A DBS check will be required and 2 satisfactory references.


The Times Required

Saturday 8.00am to 10.00pm, Sunday 8.00am to 10.00pm. (Total 28hrs per weekend, no sleep-in required.) This will be for four weekends per year (or more by negotiation).


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