A female personal assistant is required to provide assistance to an elderly woman with dementia, living with her family in the Blackford area of Edinburgh.
Some support with personal care is required, but equally important will be companionship, stimulation and social support.
She is generally very cheerful and positive, and determined to keep her mind active. She loves chatting and keeping her mind active with a variety of activities.
You will also need to prompt and supervise moving, toileting and assist with drinks and meals/snacks.
Patience, reliability and good communication and listening skills are a must.
Non-smoker required. Relevant caring experience desirable but not essential, as is the ability to drive and use of own car.
Minimum of 9 hours per week, with additional hours available. Actual times and days of work will be negotiated with the right candidate.
Rate of pay is £11.00 per hour.
Post is subject to satisfactory references and PVG scheme membership may be required.
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