Post: – Casual Worker
Job reference: – 8/Ayr/SB
Rate of pay £8.25 per hour plus 5.6 weeks AL pro rata
Sleepover pay rate: – 10pm until 8.00am £64.80
The employer is a disabled woman in a wheelchair, who lives in her own home. It is important to recognise that the support 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.
There is no actual handling of the Employer, assistance must always be given using appropriate equipment e.g. Ceiling Tracking Hoist
The tasks you may be required to do will vary, according to my needs, and could include the following: Depending on what shift you may be doing
PERSONAL TASKS: Morning and Evening
Help with dressing
Help with showering, Bathing
Help in and out of Bed to Chair / chair to bed. Using a hoist
Help using the Toilet
HOUSEHOLD TASKS: Daytime / Afternoon staff
These will be completed on a regular basis throughout the week
Cooking and preparing a meal, drink
Keeping the kitchen clean and tidy
Household cleaning, which will include the bathroom, bedrooms etc
GENERAL TASKS: Done as and when required Daytime/ Afternoon staff
Going to the local shops / assisting the employer to go out
Reporting any faults with any equipment used, including wheelchair, hoist to the Employer.
Light household maintenance e.g. changing a light bulb using the appropriate equipment e.g. ladders.
SOCIAL ACTIVITIES / OUTINGS: Any staff
You will be required to assist me
When going to the Cinema/Theatre
Going to appointments
Going to the shops
Assisting with Leisure Activities
You may be asked to accompany the Employer on Holiday (Paid)
Sleepovers staff — 10pm -8am
To assist the employer to undress and wash prior to going to bed, with the assistance of an overhead hoist.
To empty any rubbish in the kitchen and place in the outside bin also to let the dog out prior to locking up at night.
Ensure all doors and windows are securely closed prior to going to bed.
To turn off the TV, leave the kitchen clean and tidy etc prior to going to bed.
To be at hand for the employer through the night if necessary
Both daytime/ afternoon and overnight support hours are based around the employers needs, as is the rota. Either may change in the future according to the employers support needs.
You will be consulted by the employer as soon as possible regarding any change in your hours or shift pattern (See Terms and conditions of employment).
You must be willing to undertake any required training.
Post subject to successful reference and PVG checks.
Two up to date Reference contactsare required one of which must be from a present or previous employer. In addition a new PVG enhanced disclosure will be required prior to appointment (disclosure cost to be met by the employer).
There is a 6 month trial period attached to this post
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