Job Description

Position Summary

Working under the direct supervision of the client, the Personal Care Assistant is responsible for their day-to-day support needs as described in the PA Job Description and the clients Service User Plan.

Job Responsibilities

  • Assisting with Personal Care, including skin care, bathing, shaving, oral care, toileting (including management of bladder & bowels), dressing, hair care.
  • Enabling mobility, including Moving & Handling transfers, pushing wheelchair, checking of specialist equipment e.g. wheelchair seat cushion, driving of clients vehicle, as directed.
  • Dietetics, including assistance with menu planning, preparing, serving and storing of foods.
  • Assist client to fulfil activities of daily living e.g. working, leisure, education.
  • Assist with medications as prescribed by medical team.
  • Dealing with correspondence and financial matters as requested.
  • Day to day household tasks e.g. changing beds, laundry, ironing, shopping.
  • Respect for client confidentiality and discretion at all times.
  • Negotiate breaks with client to ensure that these are consented and mutually suitable, whilst monitoring working hours which should not exceed an average of between 8 and 10 per day.
  • Reporting & Recording as per company procedure.
  • Commitment for identifying and fulfilling ongoing personal development within Active Assistance.
  • Adhering to company policies and procedures at all times.

Watch the Video

We have produced a short video about working as a live-in carer with Active Assistance. You can find out more about our training course  by watching the video and what it is like to be a Personal Care Assistant.

Video about what an Active Assistance Personal Care Assistant does.

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