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Personal Care Assistant DPSS575

North Walsham

Between £8.30-10.00 Per Hour

Part Time

Direct Payment Support Service

Closing Date: 17/09/21

Job Purpose
Offering support to allow elderly gentleman to remain in his home and provide respite for family.
Location: North Walsham
I am an independent minded 94 year old man from a travelling background, who would like a friendly personal assistant to keep me company and encourage me to maintain my personal hygiene (Showering). There may be some light domestic tasks, including encouraging me to eat regularly. I have an agency to assist with my morning routine, as well as lots of family support, so the hours worked can be flexible to suit needs.
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. Due to the personal care element of this role a Male PA is preferred.
  • Reliable
  • Flexible
  • Patient
  • Basic cooking skills
Summary terms and conditions
  • The rate of pay for this position is £9.37 per hour
  • You will be reimbursed for any agreed expenses incurred as part of the role
  • Hours and times of work: 24 hours per week on flexible basis, afternoons up to teatime (agency cover in mornings)
The post is subject to the following:
  • A satisfactory enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check, the cost of which will be covered by the employer.
  • Satisfactory references from two referees, one of which must be your current or last employer.
  • Completion of a satisfactory probationary period of 3 months