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Client seeking assistance with:Domestic Assistance, Health Care Tasks, Moving & Handling, Personal care

Reference: 105047
Salary: £10.00 per hour Location: Milton Regis, Sittingbourne

Overview

An experienced female Personal Assistant is required to provide care with existing PA Team to support lady in her 50’s in Sittingbourne to live independently in their own home. Training will be given but previous work in a PA role or care setting supporting people with physical disabilities preferred. Smoking environment. I also have pets.

A variety of shifts across the week with the following hourly rates: £10.00 with up to 21 hours per week available over 6 days all Double handed care
0630 1 hour
Lunch 30 minutes
Tea 30 minutes
Bedtime 1 hour
+ 5 flexible hours per week
Two references and an Enhanced DBS Check must be received prior to the employment start date and only suitable applicants will be employed.
This employment is subject to Safer Recruitment practice and all employees must undertake online Safeguarding Training.
Equality Act 2010, Part 1, Schedule 9 applies

To apply please contact swccg.nkccgsphb@nhs.net re PA Job Ref 105047 or write to PA Jobs, PHB Co, Specialist Assessments and Placements Team (North Kent CCG’s), 1st Floor, Gravesham Civic Centre, Windmill Street, Gravesend, Kent DA12 1AU quoting Job ref 105047

About the job

Pay: £10.00 per hour Working hours: 21 per week Transport needed: no

Client info

Age group: mid 50's Gender: female

Times required

Morning Afternoon Evening Overnight
Monday yes yes yes
Tuesday yes yes yes
Wednesday yes yes yes
Thursday yes yes yes
Friday yes yes yes
Saturday yes yes yes
Sunday yes yes yes

More information about working times:

0630am 1 hour Lunchtime 30 minutes Teatime 30 minutes Bedtime 1 hour+ 5 flexible hours per week

About the client

General Information

I am a female in my 50’s who has a severe skin condition and physical disability that means that I require care and support to live independently in my home in Sittingbourne.

It is important to me that my Personal Assistants treat me with dignity and respect by allowing me to direct my own care and by supporting me to engage with the wider community.

I am assertive but fun loving and I can make my own decisions. I need a Personal Assistant that has the ability to listen and is honest and trustworthy.

I live in a Smoking environment and I also have two cats.

It is the job of my Personal Assistant to assist in meeting my personal, social and domestic needs as a disabled person, and any other day-to-day requirements or activities, as a result of this assistance I hope to lead an individual, independent and active life in my own home and community.

As my Personal Assistant you should be able to handle the physical tasks of lifting, handling, pushing and bending, unless otherwise stated, you do not need to be physically strong to do certain tasks well, but it does help together with good general health.

Tasks

Below is a list of some of the takes I will require your support with:

getting in and out of bed

dressing and undressing

washing and bathing/showering

attention to hair, skin, nails, feet, eyes etc.

specialist skincare means that PAs should not have long or varnished nails

transferring in and out of bed/wheelchair

shopping and household/domestic routines

taking part in social/leisure activities and occasions

Moving and handling

Medication

Acute management of illness

Maintenance of psychological wellbeing

Qualities

Here are some of the qualities I am looking for in my Assistant

reliable and trustworthy

able to accept responsibility

self motivated and work with initiative

diligent and conscientious

 

Responsibilities

Arrive at the agreed time ready to work

Give notice if you are going to be more than 10 minutes late

Communicate and discuss any problems that arise as soon as possible – we will establish a good working relationship through the Induction process and ongoing training

Respect my privacy and maintain a professional approach at all times, being careful to treat your working relationship as confidential, including the nature of the assistance provided

Understand and be mindful of my right to dignity, respect and independence

Respect my possessions and equipment and only use the telephone, television, radio etc. with prior consent

Training

As you will be meeting my personal needs, for the most part the assistance required will be learnt through us working together however when required practical training and guidance will be provided. Online Safeguarding training will be provided and must be completed prior to employment start date.

 

Training to be provided following probation period:

Moving and handling

Maintaining skin integrity and providing bespoke specialist skincare

Acute management of illness

Maintenance of psychological wellbeing

 

Rate of Pay £10 per hour

Hours of Work

A variety of shifts across the week with up to 21 hours per week available over 6 days all Double handed care

0630 1 hour

Lunch 30 minutes

Tea 30 minutes

Bedtime 1 hour

+ 5 flexible hours per week

Two references and an Enhanced DBS Check must be received prior to the employment start date and only suitable applicants will be employed.

This employment is subject to Safer Recruitment practice and all employees must undertake online Safeguarding Training.

Equality Act 2010, Part 1, Schedule 9 applies

Salary: £10.00 per hour Location: Milton Regis, Sittingbourne