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Enabling people to live as individually and
independently as possible and supporting
them to achieve their goals and aspirations

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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