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Female Personal Assistant

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

Job Reference: LIN15797TP1

Expiry Date: 4th March 2024

Location: Sleaford, NG34, East Midlands
Hourly Rate of pay: £10.42 daytime increasing to £11.44 from 1/4/24.
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours per week: 17+ (excluding overnights/weekends)

When you are Required

Specific days/times required:
• Monday, Occasionally 7.00 to 9.00am
• Thursday, 3.30pm to 10.00pm plus sleep-in
• Friday, 7.00am to 9.00am, 2.30pm to 10.00pm plus sleep-in
• Saturday, Occasionally all day plus sleep in
• Sunday, Occasionally all day plus sleep in
Dates and times are flexible and can be discussed at interview.
This position will require:
• Sleep-ins
• Shift work

About the Employer

A 32 year old lady very young at heart seeks an active support worker to be part of a team providing 24 hour support to keep me safe and well in my own home. Main role will involve support with all aspects of living, personal care, preparing meals, household tasks etc. Being able to respond sensitively to my needs and having a good sense of fun would be most helpful. I seek a female PA, non-smoker who can drive as I will need occasional support to appointments/activities. Ideally as my carer you will also support me in my love of crafts, music and shopping.

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

The employer's hobbies and interests:
• Crafts• Music• Shopping

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.
• 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.
• 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 gardening.

The individual’s needs may vary from day to day and your tasks may reflect this. May be asked to perform other duties as reasonably required. Report all accidents, defects or hazards to the employer immediately. Ensure the safety of the individual.>

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.
• Be able to work flexibly, adapting to the employers needs on a daily basis.
• Be self-motivated with a willingness to get involved.

Occasional weekend work and can be discussed at interview

Does this position interest you?

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

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