Job Reference: FLN1431457EK1 Expires: 2nd July 2018
I am an elderly lady living in the Flintshire area looking for support staff to enable me to be independent and live in my own home. I use a wheelchair when I am out and about.
I enjoy doing crafts, attending coffee mornings, shopping, going to the theatre and to the cinema.
I require a personal assistant who can complete the following duties:
support me to safely transfer from and to my bed – I do not use a hoist
supervise and support me with my mobility
prepare breakfast, a light lunch and on occasions an evening meal
provide assistance with personal care, including assistance with toileting and dressing - all support to be provided in a dignified and sensitive manner
assist with maintaining the domestic environment in relation to supporting me and in line with the assessed care plan
provide assistance to attend hospital appointments
if required, supervise and/or assisting the administration of prescribed medication
support me with shopping
support me to access social and recreational activities
to undertake any training that is deemed necessary or appropriate for the role
all support to be provided in a person-centered manner.
The ideal candidate I am looking for will be:
• reliable and committed to the role, able to develop an atmosphere of mutual trust and respect
• assertive and able to use their initiative
• able to provide high quality care and support
• comfortable with pets as I have a dog and two cats.
Previous experience would be an advantage.
Car owner and full valid driving license preferred (business insurance required). You may be required to drive your vehicle to help me access appointments and social activities.
Full valid driving license is essential as the role requires you to drive the employer’s vehicle.
The hours are worked on a 7 day rota basis of 4 days working and 4 days off – working as part of an established team.
The rota will be discussed at interview.