Ref: 020 / Kilmaurs /JL
Personal Assistant / Companion (Female)
Hours: 8 hours Per Week
Shifts to be covered
2 Days from 5 – Monday to Friday: 1.00pm – 5.00pm
Flexibility required as PAs will be required to provide holiday/sickness cover for the other member of staff
ROP: £9.30 per hour
Personal Assistant / Companion required to support an elderly lady with memory and cognition issues in her home and on social outings. It is important to recognize that as much of the care you are employed to assist with will be provided within the lady’s home, confidentiality and respect for the privacy of the lady and her family is of the utmost importance.
- Driver with use of own car required due to the rural location.
- Applicants must like animals as the family have friendly dogs and a cat
The tasks you may be required to do will vary, according to the needs of the lady and could include the following:
Applicants should have a mature outlook and be able to provide emotional reassurance & support. You will also be required assist with meal preparation.
Social Support / Appointments
You may be asked to accompany the lady to attend appointments and will also take her out in your car on social outings including visiting a nearby beach park to go for a walk, going for lunch and visiting her friend.
The lady enjoys baking and would enjoy company to assist her with this.
There may be an occasional requirement for overnight / weekend support to provide carer respite.
Experience / Qualifications Required
Experience of working with the elderly preferred but not essential. Driver required with use of own transport and full clean driving licence. You must have (or be willing to obtain) business insurance for your car.
Mileage allowance to be discussed at interview.
***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 to firstname.lastname@example.org quoting Ref: 020 / Kilmaurs /JL
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
Ardrossan, KA22 8DG
**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***Go back