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Personal Assistant

Job Reference: SHE15355RK3

Expiry Date: 4th March 2024

Location: Sheffield, S9, Yorkshire
Hourly Rate of pay: £11.50
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours per week: 10

When you are Required

Specific days/times required:
• Wednesday, 1-5pm
• Friday, 1-4pm
• Saturday, 1-4pm

About the Employer

I am young girl who requires support to attend activities such as swimming, shopping, and football. I have learning difficulties and limited road sense so I would need support to access the community, and help me with roads, I would like support to access public transport and build my confidence and help me become more independent.

Employer Disability and Health Conditions
• Cognitive / Learning

Global development delay

The employer's hobbies and interests:
• shopping• swimming• football

Other relevant information

About the Role

Duties and Responsibilities
• Support and/or prompt with cooking/meal preparation and eating meals/drinks.
• 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.
• Promote and encourage friendships and independence.
• Develop a good and trusting one to one working relationship.

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 preferred but not essential.

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

Does this position interest you?

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

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