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Female Personal Assistant

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

Job Reference: 15745WAR141475WM3

Expiry Date: 28th March 2024

Location: Barton Stratford-upon-Avon, West Midlands
Hourly Rate of pay: 11.90
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours per week: 10 hours per week

When you are Required

Dates and times are flexible and can be discussed at interview.

About the Employer

I am a 41-year-old lady living at home with my family. I suffer from chronic pain and fatigue, breathing and mobility issues and I use a manual wheelchair to get out and about. I like to stay as independent as possible but need support completing everyday tasks, both around the house and in the community. Duties will vary from week to week, but may include: Meal preparation and batch cooking. Support with shopping trips and appointments. Occasional support with personal care General support around the house; cleaning, sorting out and general home administration. Female Someone who is honest, reliable and trustworthy A friendly, lively personality with the ability to motivate and encourage on bad days. Someone who can respect confidentiality and has a genuine interest in supporting the employer; making her life less challenging and helping her to achieve day-to-day goals. Physical strength and ability to perform tasks to include lifting and pushing a wheelchair. Someone who is willing to be flexible

Employer Disability and Health Conditions
• Mobility / Physical • Invisible

fibromyalgia, scoliosis, reduced lung capacity, asthma

Other relevant information

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.
• 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.• 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.
• 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.
• 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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