A personal care assistant is required to work with a friendly lady who lives in Dorking. She has a dog so you must be ok with animals. She is a wheelchair user and mobilises by using either a manual or electric wheelchair. She requires support with preparing, cooking meals, managing correspondence, needs prompts and reminders as she has memory problems. Support to attend appointments, shopping, light housework, manage her personal care which includes showering and supporting her to get dressed. There are no transfers involved as she is able to weight bear. You would be required to lift her manual wheelchair in and out of her car or set up a ramp so she can drive her electric wheelchair up into her car. You should have a good level of spoken English and a sense of humour. This post is subject to a satisfactory DBS check. No agencies. Average 20 hours a week. Mornings 8.30 – 9.30am, Afternoon/Evenings 4 – 6 pm. The other hours would be as required dependent on the client’s activities that week. Rates of pay £8.02 per hour. For more details contact SILC on quoting vacancy ref 1400.
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