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Personal Assistant – Evening Care DPSS358



Part Time

Direct Payment Support Service

Closing Date: 21/10/20

Job Purpose:

To provide support for an older lady, enabling her to stay comfortable in her own home.

 Location:  Gayton, PE32

Hours/Times: 1 hour at teatime and 30 mins at bedtime, 6 days per week, total 9 hours weekly. Times flexible/negotiable


Our Mum is in her 80’s and is mobile with use of a walking frame, but suffers from dementia. She has regular family support but needs a P.A. to assist with personal care and meals in the evenings. This will include assisting with teatime meal, washing and getting ready for bed and continence care. Mum likes a chat, so a friendly and patient person with some understanding of dementia would be great. Due to the personal care element of this job a female P.A. would be preferred.

May include other duties, to be discussed

Person specification

Listed below are the skills, competencies and qualities that are essential and desirable for the post. My assessment of these, both on application and at interview, will be the main factor in determining if you are successful. Please refer to these when submitting your application.


  • Reliable/Punctual
  • Patient
  • Dementia Friendly

Summary terms and conditions

  • The rate of pay for this position is £9.01 per hour