Personal Assistant (OB)

Job Title:  Personal Care Assistant

Job Ref:  MH / OB / 10 / 18

Reporting to:

Location: Whitmore Reans, Wolverhampton WV6 

Rate of Pay: £9.00 per hour

Nature of the job role:
To support an elderly lady living in Whitmore Reans, Wolverhampton. Who has arthritis in her shoulders, lower back and hands. This has become more painful in her shoulders decreasing her movement. Her mobility is slow due to asthma and gets breathless. She is not able to go out without support.

Main Duties:

Personal duties: Needs support with personal care morning and afternoon. Reminder to take medication as sometimes she can easily drop her pills. Apply creams twice a day. Support with getting dressed and ready for bed 

Domestic duties: Needs support with breakfast 

Social Duties: 

Hours of work: 8¾ hours per week
45 minutes at 8:30 am to assist with body wash, apply creams for arthritis and skin condition, prompt medication, dress and breakfast
30 minutes at 8:30pm to assist with undress, wash, apply creams and put on night clothes. Make a hot drink if required and leave safe

Personal Care Experience 

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

Closing Date 26th October 2018

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.