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Personal Assistant

Job Reference: LIN15235TP7

Expiry Date: 20th March 2024

Location: Bourne, Lincolnshire, PE10, East Midlands
Hourly Rate of pay: £10.45 (rising to £11.44 from 1st April 2024)
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours per week: 4 - 8 hrs
Applicants must be 18 years of age or over.

When you are Required

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

About the Employer

You will be working with a young person, helping him to access social and after-school activities. Duties will include carrying/fetching, organising access arrangements, and driving a Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle to and from sporting and social events e.g., football matches, power chair football training, shopping trips, Warhammer club, coffee shops, bowling, cinema, meeting with friends etc. Helping with dressing as necessary and ensuring access to toilets / overseeing safety. Looking for a fun, self-motivated and practical individual, who can make sensible decisions, balancing a need for safety with living life to the full. Applicant will need to be available for weekends. 

Employer Disability and Health Conditions
• Mobility / Physical

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 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.

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.

Due to the nature of the work for which you are applying, this post is subject to a satisfactory DBS disclosure (costs will be covered).

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.
• 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 able to work flexibly, adapting to the employers needs on a daily basis.
• Flexibility would be an advantage as the hours may be variable.

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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