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Female Personal Assistant

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

Job Reference: ESX15767SL2

Expiry Date: 11th March 2024

Location: Colchester, Essex, CO2, South East
Hourly Rate of pay: £10.42
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours per week: 4-5

When you are Required

Specific days/times required:
• Tuesday, 4pm - 6pm
• Thursday, 4pm-6pm

About the Employer

Personal Assistant needed to support a middle-aged lady who has a brain injury and mental health conditions to help support within the home. The role will involve some cooking and cleaning duties, and assistance with online forms and responsibilities at times. Looking for someone who is empathic and supportive and who has had some caring experience.

Employer Disability and Health Conditions
• Acquired Brain Injury • Mental Health

The employer's hobbies and interests:
• Reading• Baking Cakes• Gardening

Other relevant information
• The individual keeps pets in the home.2 Cats and 1 small dog.

About the Role

Duties and Responsibilities
• 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 managing paperwork & correspondence.

Support with employers mildly autistic son at times>

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.
• 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 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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