Job Details: Personal Assistants required for Independently living wheelchair user


Irish Future
Talbot Street
Dublin 1
Personal Assistants required for Independently living wheelchair user
HOURS: a minimum of **Apply on the website** hours per week; a number
of positions are available
HOURS: mornings, afternoons and evenings (flexible by arrangement)
LOCATION: Rathfarnham\Terenure.
RATE: €**Apply on the website** to €**Apply on the website**h per
hour D.O.E., qualifications & training.
W/E & National holidays pay higher rates.
Holiday pay (+8%)
Limited budget for training (if necessary)

JOB DESCRIPTION

Personal care, housekeeping & daily assistance

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Light meal & breakfast preparation (omelets, burgers, sandwiches,
frozen pizza & meals on wheels etc)
* Washing, bathing, monitoring skin integrity & focused skincare
* Dressing and laundry
* Bed making, floor sweeping, mopping as necessary etc.
* Maintain kitchen, living & sleeping areas clean and tidy
* Toileting & grooming (hair & nails)
* Segregation and disposal of refuse (fortnightly collections)
* Ensure items are placed for wheelchair accessibility
* Assist with the development of checklists
* Other appropriate duties

CANDIDATE ATTRIBUTES

_ESSENTIAL_

* Comfortable with pets (dog)
* Can work at least **Apply on the website** hours per week
* Can work as part of a team
* Pleasant efficient personality
* Patience, confidentiality, trustworthiness and a sense of humour
* Focus on skincare
* Initiative to overcome challenges

_EXPECTED_

* Timeliness
* Good understanding of hygiene and food hygiene
* Adaptability to developing client needs
* Continuous improvement

_DESIRED_

* A motivated conscientious carer
* Appreciation of the little things which make a big difference
* Good communicator
* Comfortable using washing machines and dryers etc

_ADVANTAGEOUS_

* Knowledge or experience with MS
* Knowledge or experience with a wheelchair user
* Knowledge or experience of supported independent living
* Desire to make a positive difference

QUALIFICATIONS

* Social care / FETAC HealthCare qualifications are highly desirable
but not essential should a candidate be willing to commit and learn
quickly

Garda Vetting is required
References are required
Presentation of any formal qualifications is required

Please email CV and cover letter to **Apply on the website**
Formal interview(s) will be offered after an initial telephone
discussion


We need : English (Good)

Type: Permanent
Payment:
Category: Others

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