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Female Personal Assistant

Please note: Personal Assistant
(Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, PART 1 Applies)

Job Reference: 14355WARWM12

Expiry Date: 5th March 2024

Location: Nuneaton , West Midlands
Hourly Rate of pay: £10.42p
Contract Type: Casual
Hours per week: casual Monday to Saturday

When you are Required

Dates and times are flexible and can be discussed at interview.

About the Employer

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity working with a lady that lives in Nuneaton, who has a very positive outlook on life. she really enjoys meditation, listening to music, spending time in the garden and keeping as active as she physically can. she MS and Fibromyalgia. she lives in her own home with her partner and their two dogs. she requires support with daily living activities which includes personal care/supervision. You will support with shopping, food/drink preparation/cooking and cleaning. she likes to spend time in the garden when the weather allows it. she likes to keep active as much as possible and therefore looking for a PA who will be able to support her at home with her exercise classes throughout the week until she can return to classes in the community. You will also need to hold a full UK driving license. You will have great organisational skills. You will be motivated, trustworthy and able to work off your own initiative. she can become very anxious very quickly, especially if there are crowds and loud noises. During these times you will need to be patient support and encourage her to carry out the task that she was planning on doing.

Employer Disability and Health Conditions
• Mobility / Physical

The employer's hobbies and interests:
• gardening • meditation

Other relevant information
• The individual keeps pets in the home.2 dogs.

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.
• Assist with household chores and general homemaking.
• Support and/or prompt to attend appointments as necessary, e.g. hospital/doctors.
• Support with food shopping.
• Support to get to and from school/work/college/social activities.
• Support and/or prompt the individual to access sporting and leisure activities.
• Assist and encourage socialisation, participating in activities.
• Develop a good and trusting one to one working relationship.
• Support with gardening.

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

Car driver and car owner – must have business insurance.

Required Skills

• Be honest, reliable, trustworthy and punctual.• Maintain confidentiality and respect privacy, including the prohibited use of social media in relation to the job role.
• 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 empathetic.
• Previous caring experience is not essential, however you should have a genuine interest in supporting people with a disability/illness to achieve their goals.
• Be self-motivated with a willingness to get involved.
• Have a lively personality.

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

Moving and Handling. 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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