Personal Assistant. Enabler 16 hours 5/7 : Tyne and Wear

Part time worker needed we need someone to help support our owner in our home. You will be joining an established team. Our team is made up of some slightly older women and a young lass in her twenties. You will be working with one of the full time staff and will work 5 shiftes over 7 days. The hours are 10am until 1pm 4 days per week and 10am until 2pm one day a week. You must be a car/owner driver as you will be working some weekends and some Bank holidays will need to get to your shift and may need to run an errand. We need looking after everyday high day and holiday. You must be honest, trustworthy, kind, understanding, have common sense and the ability to use initiative. Have a good sense of humour and not laugh like a horse. Another worker already does that. You may need ear protection because non of the current staff can sing and are being actively encouraged to audition for the Xfactor as they take anyone. No matter how ill or in pain our owner is she likes to laugh. We like her to laugh not cry and to relax not stress. You must have a genuine love of life, people and animals. You will help with anything and everything, all tasks our owner would have done if she were able. Such tasks include, personal intimate tasks, washing, helping on and off the commode or toilet, dressing (this is very embarrassing for her and is best suited to someone with similar anatomy on the grounds of safety and dignity), preparing food and serving it, giving drinks.Shopping, household chores, feeding and walking us two dogs and feeding and loving a large hairy cat. You must love animals not just tolerate us. We come as a package. Our owner is very ill and needs to feel, safe and supported but, when asked for needs space when needing timeout. Our home is not a care home and you are not a carer you are here to support us not dictate and control us. You must not have a poor sickness record or have weird and wonderful conditions which, begin after you have started the job. You must be fit enough to walk us and be fit to trot not fit to drop.You must have good communication skills and speak English fluently because of the health needs of our owner. As we are based in Gateshead it is best that applicants live within a short distance as, traffic around The Angel Of The North and on the Western Bypass can be horrendous. Good time keeping skills are essential. This is a non smoking work environment. Hours are 16hours worked over 5/7 pro rota. Shifts are until 1pm 4 days per week and 10am until 2pm one day per week. Weekends and Bank Holidays are similarly worked. You are paid £7.50 per hour unless on a Bank Holiday. At such times you are paid £10 per hour. You must be able to do additional hours to cover for sickness or holiday. You may have to do occasional sleepovers, these are paid at £60 per night and £66 on Bank Holidays.Sleepover hours are 10pm until 9am. Full induction given. We will not apllication or enquires by text. Phone 07858785102 before 8pm.

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Apr 5th, 2015 | Posted in Homecare