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Personal Assistant

Job Reference: SHE15715EN3

Expiry Date: 7th March 2024

Location: Sheffield, S5, Yorkshire
Hourly Rate of pay: £10.42
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours per week: 16

When you are Required

Specific days/times required:
• Monday, From 5PM
• Tuesday, From 5PM
• Wednesday, From 5PM
• Thursday, From 5PM
• Friday, From 5PM
Dates and times are flexible and can be discussed at interview.

About the Employer

PA wanted to assist a lady with cerebral palsy with going out, participating in social activities and light housework such as cooking and cleaning. Must have a full driving license and access to their own car. Wanted on weekday evenings and occasional weekends.

Employer Disability and Health Conditions
• Mobility / Physical • Vision

Cerebral palsy and visual impairment.

The employer's hobbies and interests:
• Swimming• Cinema• Bowling/boccia

Other relevant information
• The individual keeps pets in the home.1 cat.

About the Role

Duties and Responsibilities
• Support and/or prompt with cooking/meal preparation and eating meals/drinks.
• Assist with household chores and general homemaking.
• 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.
• 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 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 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.
• Be self-motivated with a willingness to get involved.
• Have a lively personality.

Ability to swim preferred.

Does this position interest you?

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

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