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Support Worker - Personal Assistant
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Date Added: 31/05/2019
Last Updated: 31/05/2019

Price : 9.50

City : EDINBURGH

County : Lothians

Country : United Kingdom

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Contact Person : Pamela Laidlaw

Phone : 07591718995

Ad ID : 2832314

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Support Worker - Personal Assistant - EDINBURGH , Lothians , United Kingdom

I am a 52 year old man with Progressive MS I am looking for a PA to allow me to lead my life independently. I need someone to listen to what I want and follow instructions. Therefore it’s vital that the PA has good communication and listening skills.

There are two posts available. One is for 16 hours per week and one is for 35 hours per week.

Rate of pay £9.50 an hour

Hours are based day shift 8 hours.

Back shift then includes sleep over.

Please indicate in your application whether you are interested in the 16 or 35 hour per week post.

Completed application forms or CVs can be returned to:

The job involves assisting me with a variety of tasks. Like most people, my day varies so it is difficult to list every task.

After a period of familiarisation with duties, you will be required to assist with the following tasks, sometimes without supervision. The post holder will therefore need to be able to work unsupervised. The PA will therefore need to work on their own initiative whilst at the same time be respectful of my wishes.

The job involves moving and assisting/use of a hoist so precious experience is essential. You do not have to be strong to do the job well but good health is important.

The job requires providing assistance with the following:

Personal tasks

Assistance getting in and out of bed.

Assistance with showering.

Assistance with dressing

Assistance with brushing hair and teeth

Assistance with eating and drinking.

Assistance with meds

Monitoring sats

Completing paperwork

Dressings

Working with health professionals

Nebuliser

Exercises

Domestic tasks

Preparing and cooking food

Washing dishes and general cleaning of kitchen

Laundry and ironing

General cleaning and tidying of house

Assistance with shopping

Social Skills

Help to go out to for meals, cinema or with friends and family.

Shopping for pleasure

assistance with correspondence - phone calls assistance with other leisure activities music/reading

Other tasks

 

Assistance to maintain upkeep of equipment eg wheel chair/Phoneix chair

Driving is essential - wheel chair accessible vehicle provided.

Any other reasonable tasks

 

Personal qualities

Reliability and trust worthiness

Friendly and easy going

Sensitive and approachable

Punctual

Sense of humour

 

The post is for 1 x 16 hours & 1 x 35 hours

Rate of pay £9.50 an hour

Hours are based day shift 8 hours.

 

Back shift, which in time once you know client then includes sleep over which will be at an enhanced rate. 

 

Look forward to hearing positive responses.


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