2 daily calls in Shanklin, 85613, re posted 13/01/21
I am looking for a small team of PAs to assist me with supporting me around my nutritional needs, the prompting of my medication, personal care and promoting my ability to access my community.
I have "cauda equina syndrome " a condition caused by compression of multiple lumbosacral nerve roots in the spinal canal due to an abrupt prolapse of the lumbar disk, this impacts upon my mobility and pain levels. I also suffer with continence issues as a result of prostate cancer, mental health difficulties (depression, panic attacks) and on-going issues with poor sight and COPD. Therefore, it is essential that the PAs are patient, reliable, honesty and trust worthy, have a good sense of humour, are friendly, can cook, use their time wisely, like small dogs and are able to offer gentle encouragement and support.
The 30min late morning call is to assist with prompting of medication and placing my scooter battery on my scooter (time approx. 12pm) – (battery is approx. 2st in weight)
The 1 x hr evening call is to prepare a hot evening meal, prompt medications and support to have a wash/shower, remove the battery from my electric scooter and place on charge; time approx. 1930pm
Male/Female PAs. Established Team of PA’s to consider covering other PA’s hours during times of holiday/sickness. References welcomed
Pay is £13 an hour, self-employed PAs only please.
Morning calls 30min (12pm); pm calls 1 x hr (1930pm); 7 days a week. In total 10.5hrs of support each week.
Genders which may apply for this job – Any
Hours per week – 10.5 total hours per week
Hourly rate – £13 per hour
Area – Shanklin
Driving licence required – No
Employer has pets – Yes
Employer is smoker – No
Required care experience – Personal care e.g. one or all of these tasks; washing, Personal care e.g. one or all of these tasks; washing, dressing and toileting
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