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Personal Assistant (HK)

Job Title: Personal Assistant

Job Ref: MH / HK / 11 / 18

Reporting to: Employer

Location: Portobello, Wolverhampton WV13

Rate of Pay:
£9.50

Nature of the job role: Supporting an elderly female living in Portobello, Wolverhampton who has a history of arthritis and back pain. She also has a diagnosis of dementia and 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 support with toileting day and night to ensure she is clean, dry and comfortable at all times.
Needs encouragement and guidance to eat and drink with support.
Assistance of others to change her pads and monitor skin integrity

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: 7.25 hours 
7:30am – 8.15am Monday - Friday
Support with getting dressed, breakfast
Incontinence pad, and toilet, ensure she has dentures in, put into laundry basket any dirty clothes or incontinence pads in bin etc. 
4:30pm – 5.00pm Monday –Sunday 
When she returns from day centre to change her clothes and personal hygiene/toileting and give meal

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.