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Personal Assistant

Job Reference: DON15889LR1

Expiry Date: 8th March 2024

Location: Auckley, Doncaster, DN9, Yorkshire
Hourly Rate of pay: £10.42
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours per week: 10 hours

When you are Required

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

About the Employer

You will be supporting a gentleman who is outgoing and chatty and has keen interests in sports, including football, rugby, curling, cricket, tennis, snooker - music, having played guitar in a band and more recently learning ukulele. He needs support with aspects of his daily life, mainly motivation and encouragement. He is sight impaired and profoundly deaf but is able to complete tasks with assistance.

Employer Disability and Health Conditions
• Mobility / Physical • Vision• Hearing

The employer's hobbies and interests:
• Sports• Music• Company and to play games

Other relevant information
• The individual has allergies. Feathers and pet hair. • The individual keeps pets in the home.1 small dog.

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 and/or prompt the individual to access sporting and leisure activities.
• Promote and encourage friendships and independence.

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 follow instructions accurately.
• Be patient, supportive and caring.
• Previous caring experience is essential.
• 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.

Required Training
Successful candidates are required to undertake any training that is considered necessary and appropriate to the role.

Epilepsy. Training will be provided by the employer.understanding of severe sight impairment

Does this position interest you?

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

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