Female Personal Assistant

Ref: CZ7902

Location: Chichester

Details

I am looking for personal care for a Woman

The candidate should be a woman*

Drivers licence required: Yes

Own vehicle needed: Yes

Hours per week:

11am – 3pm Thursdays

Hourly pay rate:

£12

I am a young grandmother who is looking for a calm and patient lady to help support me with day to day activities.

I have Fibromyalgia which causes a lot of pain but it is important for me to remain as independent as possible.

I enjoy a laugh and chat but also need someone who can give me a bit of reassurance and a push when I need it.

The role is for 4 hours per week to assist with showering, some help around home and getting out for activities such as swimming, shopping and sometimes appointments.

We have a large but friendly dog so you would need to be happy and comfortable with him being around.

Duties include:

  • Medication prompting/administering
  • Personal grooming
  • Other relevant duties as required
  • Administration
  • Housekeeping
  • Shopping
  • Transportation
  • Companionship

  • Support with showering
  • Washing hair and drying hair
  • Support to dress when needed
  • Filling dosette box and reminding to take meds
  • Short trips to shopping centre
  • Support to go swimming/hydrotherapy

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
  • Must be comfortable with pets
  • Able to always work to high standards of health & safety

Additional requirements

Non-smoker preferred or someone willing to refrain from smoking during working hours

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