PA Vacancy

Personal Care Assistant (JT/Killingworth)

Job Title:  Male/Female Personal Care Assistant

Weekly Hours: 16 hours over 7 days: days can be negotiated

Requirements are: 5 mornings =  9am – 10.15/30am, 3 evenings 7.30 – 10.30pm and 1 evening 9.30-10.30pm

Rate of Pay: £8.50 per hour (4 weekly)

Location: Own home in Killingworth, North Tyneside

Personal Care Assistant required to support my husband who suffers from Multiple Sclerosis and is wheelchair dependent.  You will be working together with our team of PAs for all his transfers via hoist system.

The morning  calls will be to assist him to transfer from bed to shower chair, assisting to toilet if required and then to shower, dress and transfer to bed to complete dressing and changing convene then transfer to his electric power chair.  To prepare drinks and light meals and assist to eat, to make or change his bed and to tidy his bedroom and wet room.

My husband is is 69 years old, he enjoys good humour and is very sociable making his care as easy as possible although he takes a while to respond in the mornings though!

The early evening calls are mainly a sitting call but will require you to support and respond to his needs whilst giving relief time for me.  The night time call will be to assist him to undress and transfer to bed via hoist system and make comfortable when another PA will attend as a double up.

If you have a friendly personality and caring experience in personal care then we would very much like to meet with you.  Further hours will be available if you are able to help cover sickness and holidays for our team, also dependent on a recent review extra hours could be available.

This post does require references and Enhanced Disclosure Barring Service check or DBS update service.

Please contact the employer directly at judytatts@gmail.com with your CV or call on 07596 359 663 if you have any further queries.