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Female Personal Assistant

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

Job Reference: ESX15585SL4

Expiry Date: 25th March 2024

Location: Wickford SS12, Essex , South East
Hourly Rate of pay: £14.60
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours per week: 25 hours per week to be shared between 2 PA’S AS A FULL JOB SHARE Extra hours are also available

When you are Required

Specific days/times required:
• Monday, Between 11am to 10pm
• Tuesday, Between 11am to 10pm
• Wednesday, Between 11am to 10pm
• Thursday, Between 11am to 10pm
• Friday, Between 11am to 10pm
• Saturday, Between 11am to 10pm
• Sunday, Between 11am to 10pm
Dates and times are flexible and can be discussed at interview.

About the Employer

Personal assistant required to support a lady who has a brain tumour and neurological issues, her mobility is affected and immune system. However is able to communicate well and needs support to sustain independence and dignity. Personal assistant would need to support in maintaining my mental health and keeping spirits high.

Employer Disability and Health Conditions
• Mobility / Physical • Cognitive / Learning • Mental Health

The employer's hobbies and interests:
• Spiritual and holistic lifestyle and practices.

Other relevant information
• The individual has allergies. Food allergies, hay fever, penicillin, dog and cat hair..

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 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.
• Promote and encourage friendships and independence.
• Support with managing paperwork & correspondence.
• 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.

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 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 work as part of a team.
• 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 essential.
• 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.

Personality-calm, grounded, fit and healthy, mentally strong and independent.

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.
First Aid. 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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