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Personal Assistant

Job Reference: LIN15536HBAH2

Expiry Date: 4th March 2024

Location: Lincoln, East Midlands
Hourly Rate of pay: £10.42 And 2nd Rate £15.63 (Sundays and Bank Holiday)
Contract Type: Casual
Hours per week: Minimum of 5 hours

When you are Required

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

About the Employer

I am a physically disabled woman who requires support with every day tasks. Currently there's a minimum of 5 hours needed, but I will require cover come March when another staff member goes on maternity leave. This could increase the number of hours worked by an additional 18 hours. A full driving license may be beneficial as you might be required to drive the employer's vehicle but it is not essential for the role.

I use a mobility scooter when ever I am away from home, so will need help getting it in and out of the car.

I do vape inside but not smoke.

Employer Disability and Health Conditions
• Mobility / Physical

The employer's hobbies and interests:
• Animals

Other relevant information
• The individual is a smoker.• Someone in the household is a smoker.• The individual keeps pets in the home.Kitten, 3 guinea pigs.

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 the individual to look after/care for pets.
• 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

Car driver preferred but not essential.

Required Skills

• Be honest, reliable, trustworthy and punctual.• To be able to work on own initiative.
• To work as part of a team.
• Be patient, supportive and caring.
• Have good listening skills and be able to provide non-judgemental emotional support.
• 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.
• Be self-motivated with a willingness to get involved.
• Have a lively personality.

Does this position interest you?

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

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