Hours: 7.5hrs - Hours are flexible and will be worked out with the successful candidate. There is a need for you to be flexible and these hours may be changed as required according to the Employer’s needs.
Salary: £14.00per hour
Location: Dalgety Bay
SDS Options are currently recruiting for a personal assistant to help an 87 year old female. The individual has dementia and mobility issues which means she walks with a walking frame. She would need help with getting changed, showered if required and reminded to use her walking frame. She is a gentle soul who would need reminding to go to the toilet and to eat or drink. Light housework such as wiping round after use would also be helpful.
Applicants must have a caring attitude, have a good sense of humour, be reliable with a positive and flexible approach to work. Having experience within the caring field and knowledge of how dementia impacts people is a must.
Female applicants only please.
Due to the personal care elements of this role an Occupational Requirement applies. This is permitted under Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010.
Holiday cover may be available to increase hours for short period (optional)
You will be required to assist the client with the following:
Provision of personal care
Assisting client to shower; dry; change clothes
Supervised to prevent falling
Assistance with keeping house tidy
To apply for this post please submit a copy of your CV quoting the job reference number SDS/JD/280451.