Female Personal Assistant

Ref: DP7429

Location: Worthing

Details

I am looking for personal care for a Woman

The candidate should be a woman*

Drivers licence required: No

Hours per week:

*Job share considered* - Mon-Sun: 30 mins per day between 5pm-6pm, except Thursday 12pm – 1pm (this is negotiable).

Hourly pay rate:

£12.00 for a 30 mins shift

I am looking for one or more PAs to support my 92-year-old Aunt to enable her to continue living as independently as possible. As well as having progressive Dementia, she is severely sight impaired.

She manages fairly well with daily living but does require some assistance and most importantly needs someone to monitor her to ensure she is safe and looking after herself properly.

She will require a daily visit (job share considered) and tasks will include providing personal care, medication prompts, assisting with a ready made light meal and some light domestic duties such as washing up.

You should be patient, friendly, understanding and respectful, able to use your own initiative and willing to encourage and motivate my aunt.

Previous experience of working with someone with Dementia would be useful.

Additional ad-hoc hours may also be available to support my aunt.

Duties include:

  • Medication prompting/administering
  • Personal grooming
  • Other relevant duties as required

  • The role requires close personal contact with an individual who is extremely vulnerable to the risk of infection and disease transmission. Preference may be given to applicants who have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Careful consideration will be given to applicants who can show the vaccination is not suitable for them on reasonable grounds.

Candidate qualities:

  • Respectful of the employer's privacy and confidentiality
  • Reliable with good timekeeping
  • Able to both follow instructions and work on own initiative
  • Hygienic, tidy and well organised
  • Fit and healthy to undertake the required duties
  • Patient and possess excellent interpersonal skills
  • Honest and cheerful
  • Creative
  • Able to speak and read English to a reasonable standard
  • Able to always work to high standards of health & safety

Additional requirements

Vulnerable to the risk of infection and disease transmission

Notes:

All applicants must have the right to work in the UK and be willing to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check if required.

Please note, if you are successful in your application for this position you will be employed directly by the individual employer and not Independent Lives. Successful applicants will be entitled to Holiday pay and will be issued employment contracts.

*Exemption for gender is claimed under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9