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Personal Assistant - Annan

Job details
Job Type:Adult Services
Job Location:Dumfries and Galloway
Service:Dumfries & Galloway
Contract Type:Part time
Hours:7 hours per week
Salary Details:£9.30 per hour
Salary Band:Competitive Salary
Closing Date:28 September 2020
Job Reference:PA 004AM

Please be aware that Capability Scotland are not the Employers but are acting on the Individuals behalf


We are looking for a Personal Assistant to help care for Sandy, who is based in his own home in Annan and has mid stage Alzheimer's. Sandy is friendly and chatty and enjoys reading and watching television. Whilst Sandy is physically independent, he requires some support with some tasks around the house, administering medication, heating up meals, safety checks and social engagement.

What we require from you:

The ideal candidate will be a warm, kind, upbeat and caring individual, who has at least 2 years experience in working with individuals with Dementia/Alztheimer's. You should display a good understanding of best practices in dealing with an illness of this nature.

In addition to this, the successful candidate will be:

  • Hardworking and motivated by delivering great service
  • Have a good understanding and display empathy of what is important to others
  • Hold excellent communication and interpersonal skill, including reading and writing
  • Has the ability to follow a specific care plan and adhere to set client led routines.

Please note: This post is subject to a satisfactory PVG check

Immediate start for the right candidate.

Hours may increase as the level of required assistance becomes necessary. Hours are split into 2 half hour visits at set times and one is a tea time visit at the families request.

Due to the current situation regarding Covid-19 the job discription may vary

Please be aware that Capability Scotland are not the employers but are acting on the individuals behalf,

Interview Details
Interview date TBC