Personal Care Assistant

Required for an elderly gentleman with advanced dementia whose needs are mostly personal care.

Days and hours per week can be negotiated and are flexible.

The hourly rate is £15 per hour for self-employed Personal Assistant and will be funded through the local authority direct payments scheme with additional top-up from family where required.

Job Purpose
To work closely with an existing self-employed Personal Assistant and the client's wife to provide all his personal care needs.
Light household duties associated with personal care tasks and immobility.

Being self-employed you will be required to legitimately work in this way as described by HMRC. You will have appropriate insurance cover and a unique tax reference code (UTRC) and will require a PVG.

Key Duties and Responsibilities
You will be responsible for all the gentleman's personal care needs.
The gentleman is confined to bed for most of the day, but you will have experience in using a hoist for transfer from bed to chair or be willing to be trained to carry out this safely.
The Personal Assistant will provide a high level of personal care and be aware of any changes in his wellbeing.
Being willing to work as a team with an existing self-employed Personal Assistant and the client's wife to provide a very high standard of personal care and understanding of the gentleman's needs.
Being flexible is a key component to this job and you will be guided by the gentleman’s wife who fully supports him in all aspects of his care.

Please forward CV to info@communitybrokeragenetwork.co.uk or contact Anne-Marie Monaghan of the CBN on 07948323380.

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