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  • SDS Options: Personal Assistant (Cowdenbeath)

    Created: 03/07/2023
    News/Events Category: Job Vacancies
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    Organisation: SDS Options Fife
    Role: Personal Assistant
    Location: Cowdenbeath

    Reference: SDS/BD/270457

    Contract: Temporary until June 2024
    Salary: £10.90 per hour
    Hours: 11 hours per week

    Closing date: Apply at any time


    A second personal assistant is sought to help a 17-year-old female with her personal care. The individual has cerebral palsy and mobility issues which means she needs assistance to transfer into her wheelchair. She would need help with personal care to get washed and dressed for school in the morning; some light housework- tidying up after the client- would be helpful.

    This lovely individual requires assistance three days a week to have a shower in the evening.

    Applicants must have a caring attitude and a good sense of humour and be reliable with a positive and flexible approach to work.

    Having experience with hoist use is essential.

    This is a temporary post until the end of June 2024 when the support package will be reviewed and the possibility to extend the contract can be confirmed.

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

    Duties and responsibilities

    • provision of personal care
    • assisting client to shower, dry, and change clothes.
    • transfers using hoist
    • assistance with keeping house tidy

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