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Personal Assistant

Job Reference: 14078WARRB22

Expiry Date: 20th March 2024

Location: Bedworth, CV12, West Midlands
Hourly Rate of pay: 12.50 per hour
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours per week: 18 hours a week
Applicants must be 25 years of age or over.

When you are Required

Specific days/times required:
• Monday,
• Tuesday,
• Wednesday,
• Thursday,
• Friday,
• Saturday,
• Sunday,
Dates and times are flexible and can be discussed at interview.

About the Employer

I am a 38 year-old man and live in Bedworth with my family. I would like to benefit from social inclusion in the local community and to increase my independence. This is sometimes difficult as I am Autistic and have Epilepsy. My verbal communication is limited and I use some Makaton Sign Language. This is an area I would like to improve on and occasionally my behavior can be challenging, Your role will be to assist with the all of the above. Full/further details of your role will be provided at interview.

Employer Disability and Health Conditions

I have autism and epilepsy

Other relevant information

About the Role

Duties and Responsibilities
• Support and/or prompt with personal care. This may include toileting, showering/bathing, getting in and out of bed, getting dressed.
• Support and/or prompt with cooking/meal preparation and eating meals/drinks.
• Support and/or prompt the individual to take medication.
• Assist with household chores and general homemaking.
• Support with food shopping.
• Support and/or prompt the individual to access sporting and leisure activities.
• Assist and encourage socialisation, participating in activities.
• Promote and encourage friendships and independence.
• Develop a good and trusting one to one working relationship.

• You have a duty to report defects and / or hazards which may give rise to an accident and ensure my safety at all times >
Only candidates aged 18 or over should apply for this position as you will be required to administer medication.

The individuals needs may vary from day to day and your tasks may reflect this. You could be required to perform other duties as reasonably required.

You have a responsibility as an employee to report all accidents to the employer immediately. You have a duty to report defects and / or hazards which may give rise to an accident. You are to ensure the safety of the individual at all times.

Transport Requirement

Full driving licence is essential as the role requires you to drive the employer’s vehicle, for insurance purpose you must be


Required Skills

• Be honest, reliable, trustworthy and punctual.• To be able to work on own initiative.
• To be able to follow instructions accurately.
• Be patient, supportive and caring.
• Have good listening skills and be able to provide non-judgemental emotional support.
• Be able to work flexibly, adapting to the employers needs on a daily basis.
• Flexibility would be an advantage as the hours may be variable.
• Be self-motivated with a willingness to get involved.
• Have a lively personality.

• Car driver – Will need insurance as will be driving Motability car by employer

Required Training
Successful candidates are required to undertake any training that is considered necessary and appropriate to the role.

Epilepsy. Training will be provided by the employer.

Does this position interest you?

This advert may close before the stated date if sufficient applications are received.

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