Job Reference: LS2001 Expires: 1st March 2018
The post is to support a gentleman with Parkinson’s and Dementia. He has difficulty walking – who uses a manual wheelchair.
To support with personal care, feeding, dressing, washing, toileting, changing incontinence pads and administering medication
To support with social inclusion and activities for stimulation and enjoyment.
To be able to identify any issues/risks that may affect him.
To help with standing/walking and moving around.
Must be able to drive the gentleman’s manual motorbility car. You will need to have a full driving licence.
Previous experience in dealing with someone with dementia is desirable; you should have a genuine interest in supporting people. You should be able to provide high quality care and support and should possess the motivation to develop trust and understanding within the role.
You should be hardworking, reliable, honest, patient and be committed to the role.
A DBS check will be required for this position.
Working on the weekends. Either every weekend or alternative. To be discussed