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Personal Assistant

Job Reference: DER15877AM1


Expiry Date: 7th March 2024

Location: High Peak SK22, Derbyshire, East Midlands
Hourly Rate of pay: £12.00 per hour
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours per week: 6 Hours per week either Mon or Tues until September then it will just a sat

When you are Required


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

About the Employer

18yr old gentleman living at home with parents, has a condition that affects his mobility. He would like a PA to support him to get out and about and to get involved in activities. The role will be for either Mon or tuesday up untill September 24, but then will change to a Saturday.



Employer Disability and Health Conditions
• Mobility / Physical • Mental Health

Anxiety



The employer's hobbies and interests:
• Lego• Going out• Swimming


Other relevant information
• The individual keeps pets in the home.2 dogs.

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.
• Support the individual to look after/care for pets.
• 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.
• 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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