Purpose of the job:
To be a Personal Assistant to a lady who needs help with personal tasks and general upkeep of the home.
You will need to help with washing the top of her back and putting on her under clothing, has particular trouble fastening her bra and putting on socks.
Helping to do this lady’s hair, again lifting her arms up is a difficulty.
Food shopping as-and-when, to cover the weeks needs.
Also to go shopping for clothes and any other shopping that may be needed.
This lady is unable to iron and hoover and would of course need this to be done for her.
The rest of the housework would be done working as a team, this lady likes to do anything that she is able on her own, there are just certain tasks like reaching up high that she is unable to do. So any reaching up high would be your task.
This lady is unable to change her bedding so a weekly task would be to change the bedding and a daily task would be to make the bed.
There will also be outings just for pleasure, this of course will be discussed beforehand and arrangements made that will suit both of you.
This lady drives and is willing to be the driver for most of these outings, if she is up to the task. So you would have to be willing to be a passenger or drive yourself, so the PA would need a full license.
This lady also needs help with preparing and cooking food, again this can be planned and discussed between you on a weekly basis.
Any other task that crops up that this lady cannot manage to do for herself.
The PA must be reliable and a cheerful companion whilst carrying out all the tasks above.
The PA must be flexible both in attitude and with the working day.
You will be expected to keep total confidentiality at all times.
You must treat this person with respect and in turn you will be treated with respect.
You must undertake to attend any training courses thought necessary.