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Job Vacancy - Girvan

Tuesday, 13 September 2016 08:58

Personal Assistant vacancy in Girvan 16hrs per week in postcode area KA26.  Job description below....

The employer is a disabled man who lives in his own home.  It is important to recognice that the care you are employed to assist with will be provided within that home, therefore confidentiality and respect for privacy and daily routine is of the utmost importance.

the tasks you will be required to do will vary, according to needs and could include the following:

Personal Tasks

  • Assistance with medication
  • help with showering, bathing, drying
  • assistance with catheter care / colostomy bag
  • assistance with eating, drinking
  • assistance with mobility - movement and positioning in chair, using mobile hoist for bed to chair etc
  • assisting with exercising arms and legs

Personal Appearance

  • checking skin daily to prevent bed sores
  • assistance with shaving
  • help with dressing
  • assistance with nail care and oral hygiene
  • assistance with foot care
  • assistance washing, drying, styling hair
  • Moisturising skin after bathing

Household Tasks (these will be completed on a regular basis throughout the week or when needed)

  • cooking and preparing meals (no special dietary requirements)
  • Keeping the kitchen clean, tidy, mopping floor
  • household cleaning including bathroom, bedroom etc
  • Laundry, ironing
  • changing bedding
  • dusting, hoovering

General Tasks (done as and when required)

  • Going to local shops, assisting with shopping
  • reporting any faults with equipment to employer (inc wheelchair, hoists etc)
  • cooking and prepaing food for myself and possibly others
  • light household maintenance (e.g. changing light buld)

Social Activities / Outings

  • Going to cinema, theatre
  • going to appointments
  • meeting friends / family
  • assisting with leisure activities
  • going out in evenings
  • driving -  may include using your own or employers vehicle
  • Pushing wheelchair

You may be asked to accompany the employer on holiday (Paid)

Hours & Days of Work:

Your post will be 16hrs per week, 3 days over 7 and could include Day Shift, Afternoons, back shift and weekends with a bit of flexibility on both sides. 

Wages are paid 4 weekly in arrears by and Employers Cheque or BACS transfer. There are 5.6 weeks paid annual leave per year, inclusive Public Holidays.

This Job Description and you hours are set around the employer, they are not set in stone and may change in the future according to the employers needs.  Must have previous experience working in the care sector and have a moving and handling certificate or willing to train.

There is a 6 month probation attached to this post and if successful you will be required to undergo a new or update of the PVG disclosure scheme.

TO APPLY PLEASE CONTACT EVELYN AT AILN ON 01294-475685 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Please note the Personal Assistants Network Scotland is NOT the employer and is not acting on behalf of the employer. All applications must be submitted via the channels listed. 

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