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Female Personal Assistant

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

Job Reference: 15820COV1462801WM2

Expiry Date: 19th March 2024

Location: Coventry CV2, West Midlands
Hourly Rate of pay: £12.25
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours per week: 28

When you are Required

Specific days/times required:
• Monday, 2.30-6.30 pm
• Tuesday, 2.30-6.30 pm
• Wednesday, 2.30-6.30 pm
• Thursday, 2.30-6.30 pm
• Friday, 2.30-6.30 pm
• Saturday, 2.30-6.30 pm
• Sunday, 2.30-6.30 pm

About the Employer

2 Panjabi speaking (ideal but not essential), friendly and caring PAs required for lovely 60 year old female with stage 3 Parkinson’s disease to help her improve her quality of life. Patient is in assisted living accommodation so has carers but requires a PA to help with ad hoc tasks which may include cooking, cleaning, gudwara visits, appointment attendance, shopping, etc. Looking for two PAs to cover 7 days a week between them.

PA must drive.

Employer Disability and Health Conditions
• Cognitive / Learning • Invisible

The employer's hobbies and interests:
• cooking • shopping

Other relevant information

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 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.

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.

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.
• 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.
• Flexibility would be an advantage as the hours may be variable.
• 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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