Job Details

LIVE-OUT Personal Care Assistant

Harrow, London, United Kingdom, GBP 9.50 per hour, Employed (PAYE)

Posted: 4 days ago

Description

Job description

 

Hours: 60 hours over a four-week period – week on, week off (2 weeks). You will be required to work some unsociable hours or as and when. Ideal for someone who already has a live-in position, but would like some additional hours or has some spare time to give.

 

Driver essential.

 

Purpose of job: To enable a woman with a physical disability to live independently at home. Job offer is subject to a satisfactory DBS and references.

 

Main responsibilities:

  • To assist with:
  • Getting up
  • Going to bed
  • Washing
  • Dressing
  • Hair care
  • Oral hygiene
  • Toileting
  • Preparing meals
  • Feeding
  • Assisting around the home
  • Using everyday items, for example, turning the TV on/off
  • Manual handling – must be physically strong to be able to do this
  • To travel and assist in all the normal care duties on occasions, when required
  • To maintain client confidentiality
  • To understand working boundaries, even when in a social setting
  • Any other reasonable duties at the employers instruction

 

 

Person specification

 

Specification

Essential/desirable

Responsible

E

Lively

E

Physically mobile/strong

E

Flexibility in approach

E

Ability to cope with change of plans at short notice

E

Female

D

Good communicator

E

Ability to follow instructions

E

An understanding of independent living

D

Punctual

E

To respect dignity and choice

E

Honest, reliable and trustworthy

E

Willingness to undertake training

E

Good interpersonal skills

E

Ability to use discretion when necessary

E

Ability to lift (training can be provided)

E

Driver

D

 

 

 

Particulars:

  • I live in Harrow and work in Watford
  • There is a small dog in my household
  • Pay: £9.50 per hour
  • Pay is paid every four weeks by BACS and this must be a UK bank account
  • The job is funded through the Local Authority
  • You must be eligible to work in the UK
  • I am also looking to build up a team of ad-hoc assistants

Job Details

PCA
Part Time
Harrow, London, United Kingdom
Employed (PAYE)
GBP 9.50 per hour