Job title: Personal Assistant/ Care-Worker
9 hours per week includes 2.5 to promote independence some hours will be to call on a morning the employee will negotiate with you regarding hours
Some personal care – help with washing hair
Holiday Entitlement – 5.6 weeks per annum pro rata
Probationary Period – 3 months
The lady would like someone who will motivate her and not place limitations on her rather empower her.
Previously the lady was extremely active and enjoyed horse riding and water skiing.
She has a bubbly personality and is very outgoing and enjoys mixing with others.
Calling on a morning to support with personal care above.
Promote independence in the community
To support a lady with Fibromyalgia. You will be asked prior to interview to watch Unrest a film by a lady called Jennifer Brea who also suffers with the same condition. The lady would like someone who will motivate her and not place limitations on her rather empower her. Previously the lady was extremely active and enjoyed horse riding and water skiing.
She has a bubbly personality and is very outgoing and enjoys mixing with others. The job would entail calling on some mornings to support with personal care ordinarily washing hair. To promote her independence in the community and complete some household chores. You would need to understand the importance of confidentiality and show initiative and flexibility. You will be asked to complete a DBS check which the council will pay for prior to starting work.
v Show initiative and flexibility
v Be sensitive to her needs and feelings.
v Communication is important from both parties.
v Attend work punctually and consistently.
v Maintain confidentiality at all times.
v To be able to work unsupervised.
v Good communication and listening skills.
v To be able to take decisions and make sound judgements.
v To be willing to undertake a dbs check and offer two referees.The dbs will be paid for by the council.
In general, to undertake all care work with the sensitivity required to provide services in a way, which will preserve the dignity, choice, independence, fulfilment and rights of the lady.
Training – At present extensive training will be offered through skills for care and you will be paid whilst attending the training your hourly rate plus transport costs. This will be paid through your salary.
Holidays – You will be expected to liaise with the lady regarding your holidays and give notice.