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  • SDS Options: Personal Assistant (Kirkcaldy)

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

    Reference: SDS/PP/269151

    Contract: Permanent
    Salary: £11.25 per hour
    Hours: 12 hours per fortnight

    Closing date: Apply any time

    A personal assistant is sought to help a 75-year-old female who is easygoing with a good sense of humour. She has experienced a stroke down her left side and- although hard of hearing- can lip read and is a lovely character. The family are happy to help initially until the routine has been learned. Shower hoist and turner for transfers in situ.

    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 and slings is preferred.

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

    Duties and responsibilities

    • provision of personal care
    • assisting the client with bed baths /showers,  drying, and changing clothes.
    • light housekeeping
    • small meal prep for breakfast
    • social activity on Sunday to keep company whilst partner is out

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