Personal Assistant

Posted 8 months ago

Enabling Independence

We are currently looking for Personal Assistants to help individuals in the Stratford/East Ham area.

This role offers good rates of pay. and has 6 – 20 Hours per week available.

Working on a one to one basis to help support someone with tasks like shopping, cooking, cleaning, accompanying them on trips and striving to enhance their quality of life.

Experience is desirable but any necessary training will be given.

If you have any questions regarding this role, please email our HR department: hr@dabd.org.uk


Purpose of the job:

To provide personal care/assistant support to your employer to assist them in being able to live their lives as independently as possible.

To maintain their privacy, respect, confidentiality, choices, and individuality.

Main duties:

To provide personal assistance and other support services to your employer as defined in the care plan.

To facilitate and support your employer with tasks such as domestic duties, laundry, meal preparation, shopping, social activities, shopping etc.

To assist/prompt your employer where required with their medication etc in accordance with their care plan.

To maintain confidentiality at all times.

To be willing to undertake appropriate training where necessary.

To be responsible to all aspects of security and safety when both in the home and in the community.

To use any equipment/appliances/aids, safely and effectively in your employer’s home.

To assist your employer in organising their home and belongings.

Essential Skills:

To be patient, calm, positive and flexible.

To be able to work under pressure.

To be reliable and punctual.

To deal sensitively with your employer and be able to maintain their privacy, respect, choice and individuality.

To have good communication and interpersonal skills.

To have a good knowledge and understanding of Aspergers Syndrome.

To have a knowledge of various Mental Health Issues, ie. Hoarding.

To have knowledge and understanding of Epilepsy.

Desirable:

Previous experience in a Personal Care / Assistant role.

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