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  • SDS Options - Personal Assistant, Cowdenbeath

    Created: 17/08/2023
    News/Events Category: Job Vacancies

    Organisation: SDS Options Fife
    Role: Personal Assistant
    Location: Cowdenbeath

    Reference: SDS/BD/270457

    Contract: Permanent
    Salary: £10.90 per hour
    Hours: 15 hours per week - Working alongside an existing PA Team. 1 hour mornings Monday - Friday. 2 hours evenings Monday - Friday

    Closing date: Apply any time

    SDS Options are looking for a personal assistant to work alongside another PA to help an 18-year-old female with all aspects of her personal care including administering medication and tube feeding. The individual has cerebral palsy and mobility issues which means needs assistance to transfer into her wheelchair. She would need help with personal care to get washed and dressed in the morning with some light housework as tidying up after the client would be helpful. This lovely individual requires assistance 5 times a week to have a shower in the evening also.

    Applicants must have a caring attitude, have a good sense of humour, be reliable with a positive and flexible approach to work. Having experience with hoist use is essential. Applicant will be working alongside an existing PA team in the family home.

    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;
    • Transfers using hoist;
    • Administration of medication/setting up feeding pump (training will be given);
    • Assistance with keeping house tidy.

    Please e-mail for more information and to apply for this role please submit a copy of your CV quoting the job reference number of this advert via e-mail: [email protected]

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