Personal Assistant (BK)

Job Title: Personal Assistant

Job Ref: MH / BK / 09 / 18

Reporting to: Employer

Location: Penn, Wolverhampton WV3

Rate of Pay: £8.50 per hour – 5 hours
£9.00 per hour – 8 hours evening

Nature of the job role: Supporting an elderly female living in Penn, Wolverhampton who is in remission of cancer and suffers from heart disease. She needs support with all daily living tasks, unsteady on feet and requires the supervision of others, at significant risk of falls.
Main language is Punjabi, cannot speak or understand very much English.

Main Duties:

Personal duties: 
Unable to manage personal care independently.
Needs encouragement and guidance to eat and drink with support.
Assistance of others to administer medication and with Hospital and GP appointments. 

Domestic duties: Prepare meals, drinks and snacks.

Social Duties: Unable to access the local community independently and requires social interaction and cognitive stimulus.

Hours of work: 
13 hours a week and more hours dependent upon carer needs.
Tuesday and Thursday 5.30pm – 9:00pm
Saturday 2:00pm – 5:00pm 
Possibility extended Saturday 9:00am – 5:00pm

Car user essential.
Adult social care qualifications.

Skills & Experience:
Someone who is friendly, patient and supportive.  You should have a genuine interest in the provision of high quality care and should possess the motivation to develop trust and understanding within the role. 
You should be hardworking, reliable, honest with a sense of humour and be committed to providing the best care.
In return you will have the opportunity to practice your skills, keep up to date with professional development as any necessary training can be provided.

To apply for this role please send a CV or letter outlining your suitability for the role to PAvacancies@idealforall.co.uk – please quote job reference in your application.
Alternatively if you would like to discuss the role please call 0121 558 5555 option 1 and speak to a member of the Direct Payment Team.