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Female Personal Assistant

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

Job Reference: DER15650CL2

Expiry Date: 11th March 2024

Location: Long Eaton, East Midlands
Hourly Rate of pay: £11.50 per hour
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours per week: 10 Hours per week

When you are Required

Specific days/times required:
• Monday, Mornings
• Tuesday, Mornings
• Wednesday, Mornings
• Thursday, Mornings
• Friday, Mornings
Dates and times are flexible and can be discussed at interview.

About the Employer

I am looking for a PA to support me for 2 hours in the mornings, prompting me to get ready for the day. I would like some support with general organisation and household tasks, as well as booking and attending appointments. Ideally I would like to get to a point where I feel able to explore new hobbies, such a playing the saxophone, and start knitting again.

Employer Disability and Health Conditions
• Mobility / Physical • Invisible

Epilepsy, MS

The employer's hobbies and interests:
• Medieval History • Looking after our pets • Knitting

Other relevant information
• The individual is a smoker.• The individual keeps pets in the home.Cat and Rabbits.

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.
• Assist and encourage socialisation, participating in activities.
• Promote and encourage friendships and independence.
• Develop a good and trusting one to one working relationship.
• Support with managing paperwork & correspondence.

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.
• 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.
• Have a lively personality.

Strong organisation skills

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

First Aid. PA must already hold relevant qualification.
Epilepsy. 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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