Working Pattern: Your hours of work may be worked flexibly and can be discussed at interview. There is a need for you to be flexible and these hours may be changed as required according to the employer’s needs.
Hourly Rate: £14.00 per hour
Location: Dalgety Bay
SDS Options is looking for a personal assistant to help an 87-year-old female. The individual has dementia and mobility issues which means she walks with a walking frame. She would need help with getting changed, showered if required and 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 round after use would also be helpful.
Applicants must have a caring attitude, have a good sense of humour, 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.
Holiday cover may be available to increase hours for short period (optional).
Duties & Responsibilities
Provision of personal care
Assisting client to shower, dry, change clothes
Supervised to prevent falling
Assistance with keeping house tidy
Female applicants only please. Due to the personal care elements of this role an occupational requirement applies. This is permitted under Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010.
Kind, caring and a good sense of humour. Member of the PVG Membership Scheme or a willingness to have a PVG check undertaken.
How to apply
To apply for this post please submit a copy of your CV quoting the job reference number above by e-mail to [email protected] or by post to SDS Options (Fife), DPHS Fife, Caledonia House, Pentland Park, Saltire Centre, Glenrothes, Fife, KY6 2AQ.
SDS Options Fife is advertising this vacancy on behalf of the client and are not the employer and cannot endorse any applicant and/or employer.