MJ1- Personal Assistant/Support Worker
LC Direct Payments
Hertford, Hertfordshire, England, GB
1d ago
source : GOV.UK

Hertford

£11.25 per hr PAYE, £13.50 SE

14 hrs per week, 2 hrs per day (3 visits per day)

Personal Assistant Job Description

I am a man in my late 60’s who has osteoporosis, I need encouragement to mobilise and am prone to falls. I also have a mild speech impediment.

I am looking to employ a personal assistant to assist me at home. Your role is to enable me to lead an individual and independent life in my own home.

You will need to visit me up to three times per day, in the morning to support me to get up, dressed and to have breakfast.

In the evening to ensure I have a snack and to encourage me to bed.

You must be reliable, able to work flexible hours, you must respect my privacy and understand my need for confidentiality.

You will work under my direction you are accountable to me and you should respond to my requests.

Personal Assistant Tasks

The work involves some or all of the following tasks. As my needs vary, it is important that you are flexible about the work and agree to undertake other reasonable tasks.

Personal Requirements

  • Support to get in / out of bed
  • Support with dressing and undressing
  • Assistance with Showering / bathing
  • Assistance with using the toilet
  • Assistance with hair, skin etc.
  • Administer my medication
  • Encourage me to mobilise
  • Domestic Needs

  • General domestic duties
  • Preparation of some meals and snacks and drinks and clearing up
  • Changing of bed linen
  • Laundry and ironing
  • Assistance with putting the shopping delivery away
  • Assisting me to move around my home
  • General Assistance

  • To help me with any chosen activity, inside or outside my home,
  • Personal Assistant’s General Responsibilities

  • Respect me
  • Arrive at the agreed time, ready to work
  • Give as much notice as possible if you are going to be late or can’t come
  • Discuss any problems with me or my nephew as soon as possible
  • Respect my possessions / equipment and use them only with my consent.
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