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  • SDS Options Fife - Personal Assistant x 3 roles (SDS/JD/280451)

    Created: 15/03/2023
    News/Events Category: Job Vacancies

    Post: Personal Assistant x 3 roles

    Reference: SDS/JD/280451

    Hours: *

    • Advert 1 - 1 x PA for 17.5 hours per week.
    • Advert 2 – 1 x PA for 7.5 hours per week mornings 09:00 - 10:30 to be worked flexibly.
    • Advert 3 – 1 x PA for 10 hours per week afternoons 15:00 - 17:00 to be worked flexibly.

    * Flexibility can be discussed at the interview to cover personal care

    Salary: £10.50 per hour

    Location: Dalgety Bay

    Contract: Permanent

    PVG required: This role requires an enhanced check through PVG (Protecting Vulnerable Groups). Experience with working in home care / caring role or supporting people with dementia experience preferred. 

    Essential requirements: Kind, caring, and a good sense of humour. 

    SDS Options Fife is looking for Personal Assistants to help a 87-year-old female with her personal care. The individual has dementia and mobility issues which means she walks with a walking frame.  She would need help with getting up, showering, washing/changing, and reminding 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 the bathroom around after use would also be helpful. This lovely individual requires assistance to get up in the morning, showering and changing. Light cleaning such as wiping around the bathroom after use would also be helpful.

    Applicants must have a caring attitude, a good sense of humour, and 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.

    This role requires an enhanced check through PVG (Protecting Vulnerable Groups).

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Provision of personal care
    • Assisting client to shower; dry; change clothes.
    • Supervised to prevent falling.
    • Assistance with keeping house tidy

    For more information, check out this Person SpecificationTo apply for this post please submit a copy of your CV quoting the job reference number above by:

    • E-mail: [email protected] or
    • Post:  SDS Options (Fife), DPHS Fife, Caledonia House, Pentland Park, Saltire Centre, Glenrothes, Fife, KY6 2AQ

    Closing date: Apply any-time

    SDS Options Fife is advertising this vacancy on behalf of our client and is not the employer and cannot endorse any applicant and/or employer.

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