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  • SDS Options: Personal Assistant (Dalgety Bay)

    Created: 03/07/2023
    News/Events Category: Job Vacancies
    This item will show under the following categories: Health and Social Care  

    Organisation: SDS Options Fife
    Role: Personal Assistant
    Location: Dalgety Bay

    Reference: SDS/JD/280451

    Contract: Permanent
    Salary: 7.5 hours per week
    Hours: £14 per hour

    Closing date: Apply at any time

    Personal assistants are sought to help an 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 being reminded 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 after use would also be helpful.

    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 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, and change clothes.
    • supervise to prevent falling
    • assistance with keeping the house tidy

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