Female Personal Assistant (with own car) – Maternity Leave Cover
(40 hours per week)
Ref: BT / PRESTWICK / JL EG
Required for a “brain injured” woman who lives with her husband at home in Prestwick. It is important to recognize that the care you are employed to assist with will be provided within the family home, therefore confidentiality and respect for the family’s privacy and daily routine is of the utmost importance.
The tasks you may be required to do will vary, according to the needs of the employer and will include the following:
PERSONAL TASKS :
Monitoring me getting in / out of bath.
Assistance with personal shaving ( under arms only )
Reminders regarding appropriateness.
Assistance / monitoring with cooking.
Assistance with road safety awareness.
Encouragement to try tasks that may be challenging.
PERSONAL APPEARANCE :
Assistance with nail care ( hands and feet )
Assistance with foot care
Assistance washing, drying, styling hair
HOUSEHOLD TASKS : (to be completed for the person you are employed to assist only)
These will be completed on a regular basis throughout the week or when needed:
Keeping the kitchen clean and tidy, mopping floor
Household cleaning, which will include the bathroom, bedroom etc
Laundry / Ironing
Cleaning windows internally
Dusting / Hoovering
GENERAL TASKS : (done as and when required)
Going to the local shops / assisting me with my shopping
Assistance in computer work, iPad, iPhone etc.
Assistance with rehabilitation programme on a daily basis.
Assisting with my paperwork / telephone calls / mail etc.
SOCIAL ACTIVITIES / OUTINGS : (you may be required to assist me)
Taking me to local groups.
Going to appointments
Meeting friends / family
Assisting with hobbies and interests.
Going for a walk
Driving using your own vehicle.
You may be asked to accompany the Employer on Holiday ( Paid )
PERSONAL ASSISTANT HOURS AND DAYS OF WORK :
This 40 hour post will mainly be Day Shift, Monday to Friday 8hrs. per day, with a bit of Flexibility built in as and when necessary.
Start time will be 08.30 and finish time will be 16.30 (4.30 p.m.)
The Wage rate is £8.45p per hour
Salary is paid 4 weekly in arrears, by BACS Transfer.
This Job Description is set around my needs as is the rota and either may change in the future according to my support needs.
SUPPORTED PERSON’S HOBBIES / INTERESTS :
Attending groups (spiritual, healing, meditation etc.)
STAFF TRAINING REQUIREMENTS :
No specific training required
Ad Hoc training as and when identified.
***This position is subject to a 6 month probationary period.
Successful applicants will have to provide 2 references (one of which must be your current or most recent employer) and undergo a New PVG Disclosure at the employers cost.
To apply please email your CV quoting Ref: BT / PRESTWICK / JL EG to email@example.com
Alternatively, please contact Jennifer Lee on 01294 475686 to request an application form to be completed and returned to:
Jennifer Lee, Self Directed Support Advisor
Ayrshire Independent Living Network
The Michael Lynch Centre for Enterprise
71 Princes Street
**PLEASE NOTE THAT AILN ARE NOT THE EMPLOYERS. WE ARE A SUPPORT & MAILBOX SERVICE FOR INDIVIDUAL PERSONAL EMPLOYERS AND HAVE NO INPUT INTO WHOM THEY DECIDE TO EMPLOY***