Personal Assistant (NR)

Job Title: Male Personal Assistant

Job Ref:
MH / NR / 12 / 18

Reporting to: Employer

Location: Bunkers Hill, Wolverhampton

Rate of Pay:
£9.25 per hour

Nature of the job role: Supporting an elderly Gentleman (mainly Punjabi speaking) living in Bunkers Hill, Wolverhampton.  Who has a weak left side due to a stroke and requires encouragement to complete tasks.  Walks slowly and can be unsteady on his feet so needs to be watched when carrying out tasks. Uses a walking stick for support and has use of one hand (right). 

Main Duties: Needs to be encouraged to do things as he can be unwilling at times.  He can also easily become compulsive to routines so things need to be done in a particular order at times.  Requires someone to wash, bathing, and dress. Additional care can be discussed with the family.

Personal duties: Providing support with showering, washing & dressing
Tuesday - This is the day he goes to day centre, bathed in the morning before going

Domestic duties: Ironing clothes for the days he is bathed

Social Duties: You will also be required to provide assistance when going out for recreational or other activities. Can be discussed with family

Hours of work:  6 hours per week 
8:00pm – 9:30am Tuesday 
Monday, Thursday and Saturday 1.5 hours are flexible as required

Ability to speak Punjabi would be desirable but not essential
Car driver

Skills & Experience:
You must be a friendly, understanding and positive person, with a good sense of humour and you must maintain strict confidentiality at all times. 
You should have a genuine interest in helping people on a one to one basis. An imaginative and friendly person who can suggest social outings of interest. 
Non-smoker preferred. Must be able to work reasonably flexible hours and be a good communicator. Previous experience of a supporting or caring role is preferred. 
It would be helpful if you have use of a car and a full driving license.

Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check will be required cost covered by Local Authority

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.