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I am looking for personal care  for a woman

Drivers licence required: Yes

Own vehicle needed: Yes

Hours per week:

Every other Saturday or Sunday initially 10-3 with a possible overnight shift once you get to know me.

Hourly pay rate:

£14.00

Location:

Shoreham-by-Sea, UK

Companion/ Personal Assistant

DP933

Currently, I’m just looking for someone to take me out and about to the places that we’re allowed to visit. I really enjoy walking (especially in the countryside) so I’m looking for someone who enjoys that as much as me! Maybe we can find some new places to visit. I am very scared of dogs, so they would have to be avoided as much as possible.

I love arts and crafts so I would enjoy someone to do this with me on a rainy day

I am happy for these hours to be filled by one or a combination of PAs

Once i get to know you there may be the request for an overnight respite shift at your house, therefore I need a PA that does not have their own dogs please.

Duties include:

  • Companionship
  • Other relevant duties as required

Additional Duties:

Accompany employer when accessing social and leisure activities e.g. Country walks, playing tennis, badminton and swimming.
Helping me access activities at the weekends.
The above will involve driving me in your car

Candidate qualities:

  • Respectful of the employer’s privacy and confidentiality
  • Reliable with good timekeeping
  • Able to both follow instructions and work on own initiative
  • Hygienic, tidy and well organised
  • Fit and healthy to undertake the required duties
  • Patient and possess excellent interpersonal skills
  • Honest and cheerful
  • Creative
  • Able to speak and read English to a reasonable standard
  • Able to always work to high standards of health & safety

The role requires close personal contact with an individual who is extremely vulnerable to the risk of infection so you must be willing to take a lateral flow test before coming to work.
Experienced and knowledgeable about Autism

Notes:

All applicants must have the right to work in the UK and be willing to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check if required.

Please note, if you are successful in your application for this position you will be employed directly by the individual employer and not Independent Lives. Successful applicants will be entitled to Holiday pay and will be issued employment contracts.

*Exemption for gender is claimed under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9

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