- Client is aged 55 - 75 years
- Located in Keyworth & Wolds, Rushcliffe
- Requires help with: Support with Activities; Cleaning; Sitter / short breaks; Support with Work or Study; Transport; Cooking; Personal Care; Help getting in and out of bed; Personal Hygiene
- PA should have: Current DBS/CRB check; Full Driving License
- Ideally speaks: English
- Job description
Full time Personal Assistant post, 35 hours per week.
5.6 weeks holiday per holiday year pro-rata for each week worked, this is equal to 196 hours per year.
£7.83 per hour- which will rise in line with National Minimum Wage.
To support a venerable disabled gentleman who has a speech impairment and lives in the Keyworth area, who has a passion for cars, poetry and also classical music.
The gentleman would like to continue to be supported with maintaining his independence in his home and community.
He is looking for the following:
Preparing nutritious meals
Personal care e.g. washing and dressing
Accessing the local community e.g. to do the weekly shopping, attend regular medical appointment i.e. Chiropodist, Dentist and also Hospital appointments.
Planning and organising day trips out, i.e. drives around the countryside.
A car enthusiast would be desirable to assist with visiting car showrooms, second hand dealers etc. once or twice a week.
Maintaining a healthy living space e.g. light cleaning and domestic support
Support around medication management. Collect medication every 4 weeks from the local chemist
Clean driving licence, Personal Assistant will have access to a motor mobility car (not adapted)
Able to give good sound advice around finances
To go on a fully paid for 2-week cruise holiday once a year (mainly out of season)
The Personal Assistant must be:
Reliable and flexible and honest
A compassionate and empathetic nature
The ability to take initiative and responsibility
To be able to work with others organisations i.e. care agency who provide care in the evenings and weekends, payroll and Social Services
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Highly organised and adaptable
An enthusiastic and positive attitude
A desire to continuously improve and develop
Good at problem solving
Enjoy making a real positive difference to people’s lives