Saltash

A female Personal Assistant (aged 18+) is required within the Saltash area to support a female in her twenties with FND, who’s outgoing, fun and laid back.

The extra essentials...

A bit about the employer:

I live a happy positive lifestyle and always energetic. I stay motivated at being able to do many tasks within my capability but do push myself to the limits. I have a great supportive family and two adorable dogs that I love deeply.

In this role I require one-to-one carer 24/7. The hours are from 07:00–20:00 and / or 19:00–08:00. Slight flexibility can be possible. There will be a hour cross over with staff for a shower: twice daily. Being able to help cover sickness and holiday is essential.

The night shifts are waking as I require pressure care throughout the night, as well as light chores.

Day shifts are different daily due to my busy schedule; appointments, food shop or simply a trip to the cinema.

Main responsibilities that are within this role job will be:

  • Showers daily
  • Personal care
  • Assistance with dressing
  • Administration of medication
  • Household chores
  • Paperwork
  • As above; appointments etc.
  • Understanding my communication methods and adapting when needed.
  • Working alongside other professionals such as, physiotherapist and doctors
  • Cooking/meal preparation
  • Use of hoist and slide sheet
  • Physio stretches, desensitisation and splint application.

Internal and external training will be given along with regular supervisions. Shadow shifts are provided until you and I are both comfortable and confident with one another.

The requirements on your behalf are the following: kind, caring, understanding and have compassion as well as professionalism and a willing to help me live my life to the fullest.

How to apply...

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a cover letter and your CV care of disAbility Cornwall quoting the reference E073 and specifying if you are interested in the permanent or relief role. We will forward this on to the employer.

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Where to Find Us

Units 1G/H Guildford Road Industrial Estate
Guildford Road
Hayle
Cornwall
TR27 4QZ

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