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Job Opening: Personal Assistant (to a Person with a Disability) Ballaghaderreen

JOB DESCRIPTION

  1. Position: Personal Assistant (to a Person with a Disability)
  2. Post Ref: JC/ROS
  3. Location: Ballaghaderreen
  4. Hours: 12 hours per week
  5. Working Pattern: Monday to Sunday (1 hour in the morning); 5 Block hours to be decided for social outings
  6. Accountable to: RSG Administrator
  7. Responsible to: RSG Administrator, Manager and Board of Management

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  1. Job Purpose:
  • To provide a professional, caring and holistic Personal Assistant Service to the male person with a disability
  • To Assist the Service User in their own home and community by providing care and practical support and encouragement which will sustain or improve their quality of life
  • To respect the confidentiality and privacy of your Service User
  • To respect the dignity and rights of your Service User
  • To work to agreed standards, policies and procedures and best practice at all times
  • To be accountable at all times in your dealing and complete reports/care books etc., in an honest and appropriate manner
  1. Primary Duties:
  • Duties include assisting the Service User in their own home, by providing practical personal support, assistance to service user in day to day errands in town and attending hospital appointments; personal care if required,; meal prep; physiotherapy exercises; social activities, driving duties and independent living.
  • The Personal Assistant, the Service User and a representative of Co. Roscommon Disability Support Group (RSG) will all work in conjunction to provide a care plan and a time rota plan which will include duties specific to the Individual Service User
  • The service is person centred to the individual service user so flexibility will be required

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Co. Roscommon Disability Support Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer

TO APPLY email recruitment@rsg.ie with the subject “PA Ballaghaderreen”