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Please Quote Ref: AX1827
Location: Hu5 area
Hours: 12 hours per week
Rate of pay: £9.50
Further Information: A friendly and patient PA is required to support a 56-year-old lady living with dementia in her own home in the HU5 area. Her husband is the main career and you will be following direction and instruction from him. The lady’s cognition is variable on a day to basis and she has difficulty communicating with words. Due to her condition the lady is unable to be left alone and her safety has to be considered at all times.
You will need to be able to support the lady maintain all aspects of her daily living such as meal preparation, support with medication, cleaning, laundry and shopping. There will also be a requirement to assistant at medical appointments. You must be willing to support her with maintaining her social activities and help ensure she remains active within the community. There will be personal care involved, assisting with showering and dressing so patience, kindness and sensitivity is a must, it is important to the lady that personal appearance and hygiene is maintained.
Important Information: There is a genuine occupational requirement for a FEMALE worker, and therefore only applications from FEMALES will be considered*. *Exempt under the Equality Act 2010.
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