Job Reference: – CS/Arran/MS
Job Title: Personal Care Assistant, this post would suit someone living on south east of Arran.
Pay £9.00 per hour and 5.6 weeks AL pro rata
We are looking for someone who has a genuine passion for providing excellent care and can demonstrate professionalism and commitment.
This post is to assist the prospective employer who lives in her own scenic home in the south east of Arran.
The Employer is in command of her Mental Abilities but her mobility is limited and she requires support to live comfortably within her home.
It is important to recognise that the care and support you will assist with will be provided within a family home, therefore confidentiality and respect for the family’s privacy and daily routine is of the upmost importance.
The Employer is looking for someone reliable who can support three times weekly this may include weekends, and will be discussed on interview. Support with personal care/ medication/ light lunches and meal preparation. Importance of ensuring the home is free from trip and fall hazards would be part of this role.
You will be working as a personal assistant and companion to the person. It is important that you treat the person with dignity and respect at all times. Support in reading local newspapers and books will be required and gentle approach would be well received.
You should have a positive, flexible and friendly personality and enjoy a good conversation.
A genuinely caring, outgoing person with the ability to be friendly and supportive when necessary. (driver essential).
A calm and patient person who will not become easily flustered or impatient
Able to use own initiative whilst being aware of the person’s needs.
Strong awareness of respect and dignity for the person ensuring this always occurs
Excellent communications skills with the person and their family and friends
Previous experience in a caring role would be advantageous.
Salary is £9.00 per hour.
Post subject to successful reference and PVG checks.
Two up to date Reference contacts are 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
If you have any questions or would like to apply for this position, please email firstname.lastname@example.org 01294475689.
**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***