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Personal Assistant (DK)

Job Title: Personal Care Assistant

Job Ref:
  MH / DK / 08 / 19

Reporting to: Employer

Location:  Bilston WV14 

Rate of Pay: £9.50 per hour

Nature of the job role: Supporting a gentleman living in Bilston who is a diabetic - diet controlled - which he reports to have resulted in a loss/reducing in his taste also has renal failure. He can become confused and panicked when he doesn't not know what to eat

Main Duties:

Personal duties: To encourage to eat regularly a healthy and balanced diet appropriate to a diabetic to avoid risk of neglect

Domestic duties: To be supported in the tidying, ordering and maintenance of his living environment including the laundering of his clothes in general.
Support in attending to his letters and other correspondence

Social Duties: Support with accessing the community, continue to engage with his health team to maintain his current physical and mental health

Hours of work:  12 hours per week 
Start time 10.00am but can be flexible depending on appointments 
Monday & Wednesday 2½ hours
Tuesday & Thursday 2 hours
Friday 3 hours 


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.