Personal Care Assistant

Personal Care Assistant Sheffield, England

Penderels Trust
Full Time Sheffield, England 11.5 GBP HOURLY Today
Job description

Job Reference SHE14806AW3 - Sheffield, S5

About the Employer

I'm looking to recruit a Personal Assistant to support my elderly sister who has moderate learning disabilities as a result of a fall down the stairs in childhood. She also has a diagnosis of Schizophrenia which can cause her to have mood swings but she is not aggressive. She mostly likes to play with her dolls and doesn't like to leave the house. She needs active encouragement to wash and get dressed otherwise she won't do these things and neglects her personal hygiene. She will need to get to know you gradually and build up trust.

Employer Disability and Health Conditions

  • Acquired Brain Injury
  • Cognitive / Learning
  • Mental Health

The employer's hobbies and interests:

  • Playing with dolls
  • Colouring with crayons
  • Reminiscing

Other relevant information

  • The individual keeps pets in the home.1 medium sized dog (temporary as the dog belongs to a family member).

About the Role

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support and/or prompt with personal care. This may include toileting, showering/bathing, getting in and out of bed, getting dressed.
  • Assist and encourage socialisation, participating in activities.
  • Develop a good and trusting one to one working relationship.
  • Other Duties include: Provide companionship and join in with the activities she likes doing

The individuals needs may vary from day to day and your tasks may reflect this. You could be required to perform other duties as reasonably required.

You have a responsibility as an employee to report all accidents to the employer immediately. You have a duty to report defects and / or hazards which may give rise to an accident. You are to ensure the safety of the individual at all times.

Due to the nature of the work for which you are applying, this post is subject to a satisfactory DBS disclosure (costs will be covered).

Required Skills

  • Be patient, supportive and caring.
  • Have good listening skills and be able to provide non-judgemental emotional support.
  • Be empathetic.

Other skills include: Be easy-going with a laid back approach

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent
Part-time hours: 9 per week

Salary: £11.50 per hour

Benefits:

  • Flexitime

Schedule:

  • Day shift
  • Flexitime

Work Location: In person

Application deadline: 20/06/2023
Reference ID: SHE14806AW3

Personal Care Assistant
Penderels Trust

https://www.penderelstrust.org.uk/
Coventry, United Kingdom
Gary Jones
$1 to $5 million (USD)
51 to 200 Employees
Company - Private
Civic, Welfare & Social Services
1988
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