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PA Carer Job - 6 days ago
Edinburgh (EH3), Edinburgh
Salary: Up to £10 per hour
Required - experienced PA carer to work part time of between 16-20 hours per week. This is a unique position for someone with experience in the care sector. The client is a semi retired professional woman, who uses a wheelchair and hoists in order to live a full life. She is looking for someone with excellent care skills who can also offer companionship and support with exercise and physio.
You will be:
Experienced in moving and handling techniques with the relevant training Flexible and able to work different shifts within our working week Reliable and in good health, generally An excellent communicator with good written and spoken English A positive person with a can-do attitude Someone with a good sense of humour Kind, considerate and respectful of the clients need for personal space and privacy
Main duties to include:
Companionship All aspects of personal care Using a hoist for transfers Providing support with medication, reordering prescriptions and supplies Overseeing and encouragement with exercise and physio regime Communicating ideas to enhance day to day living Accompanying the client to appointments and on trips out Basic admin duties Domestic tasks in the home Meal preparation with and without the clients help Fridge management Food shopping with and without the clients help
Please apply with a cv and covering letter detailing why the position would suit you