Personal Assistant - LS17 East Keswick - LEEDS - LS17

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Job Reference (b46977ed)



Purpose of the role:
To be part of a team of personal assistants to support me with my physical and mental disability, and provide support with all personal care needs and to access social activities.
You will be required to maintain a clean and healthy living environment.
 
Accountability:
Personal Assistants will be directed by myself and family members.
 
You will be required to complete an induction period of 12 weeks.
 
Personal Care 
·      Assist to access the shower
·      Assist to dress
·      Continence management
·      Assist to some hospital/GP appointments
·      Support me with mobility
·      Support me with medication and regular fluid intake
 
Domestic Tasks 
·      Change and make the bed as required
·      Laundry and cleaning
·      cooking tasks
 
General 
·      Support me to engage in various activities.
·      Support me to engage in my local community
·      Accompany me to leisure activities/recreation
·      Any other request that I may reasonably make
 
Confidentiality 
·      You will be expected to keep total confidentiality at all times.
 
Essential Requirements 
·      Be reliable and trustworthy
·      Good time keeper
·      Polite and well-mannered at all times
·      Prioritise and manage tasks effectively
·      Be able to accept responsibility
·      Working knowledge of safeguarding issues
·      Have good communication skills
·      Have the skills and knowledge of working within a team.
·      Have a positive and encouraging outlook
·      Be able to use initiative
·      Able to handle the physical skills of lifting, pushing and bending (use of hoist) You don’t have to be particularly physically strong to do this, technique is as important as physical strength.
·      Undertake to attend any necessary training courses.
·      Be respectful at all times to both myself and fellow members of staff
You will need to be flexible both in attitude and with the working day
  
 
Desirable Requirements 
·      Car driver (clean licence)
·      Experience as a Personal Assistant/Support Worker especially in Parkinsons and dementia care
·      Good sense of humour
·      Personalised approach
 
 
Remuneration:
·      Payments will be made on 20th of each month following the completion and sign-off of weekly time sheets

Holiday Entitlement:
·      You will be entitled to 5.6 weeks (pro rata) paid holiday each year.
·       You will be required to give at least two weeks’ notice for any holiday required so that alternative arrangements can be made.
 
Services

Meal Preparation

Personal Care

Domestic Care

Support to remain independent

Training

Moving & Handling

Food Hygiene

Hand hygiene

Dementia care

Transportation

Full UK driving license

Own personal car

Medical

Safe Administration of Medication

Schedule, Pay & Hours
Time
Mon
Tue
Wed
Thu
Fri
Sat
Sun
Mor
Aft
Eve
ONA
ONS
ONA = Overnight Awake / ONS = Overnight Sleep
Hour/Week
20.0
Pay/hr
£9.30
Weekly Actual
£186
Monthly Actual
£806
Annual Actual
£9,672
Annual FTE
£19,344

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