ELMS Health Solutions Employs care workers under agreed contracts and terms and conditions. These require care workers to follow our policies and procedures for providing safe care.
Personal Assistant: You employ the personal assistant which means you need to draw up an employment contract with appropriate terms and conditions.
ELMS Health Solutions Carries out an assessment with you to help you decide which services you want and how you would like these to be provided.
Personal Assistant: You decide which services you require from your personal assistant and how you want them to provide this.
ELMS Health Solutions Matches your requirements with a suitable care worker.
Personal Assistant: You decide if a personal assistant has the right skills, knowledge and personal attributes to provide your care and support safely and to protect your rights.
ELMS Health Solutions Arranges a timetable with you, setting out when the care worker will provide your service and for how long.
Personal Assistant: You need to agree the dates and times that your personal assistant will call. This means making phone calls and finding out what has happened if the personal assistant fails to show up.
ELMS Health Solutions Manages the payroll and deals with tax and national insurance.
Personal Assistant: As the employer you need to make appropriate deductions for tax and national insurance.
ELMS Health Solutions Has a comprehensive range of written policies and procedures which care workers are required to follow. These are designed to make sure each customer's care and support is provided safely and competently.
Personal Assistant: You need to develop a written job description so the personal assistant is clear about the requirements of their role including the skills, experience and values they will need to have. Consider what other written information they will need to make sure they carry out their duties correctly and in the way that you require.