Female* Personal Assistants/ Support workers

Ref: NDS8094

Location: Worthing

Details

I am looking for personal care for a Woman

The candidate should be a woman

Drivers licence required: Yes

Hours per week:

34.5 hours per week: Mon-Fri: 12pm-6pm, Sat: 4.5 hours.

Hourly pay rate:

£12

Are you someone compassionate and empathetic?

Do you have the qualities of Nanny MacPhee or Mary Poppins?!

Are you looking for a varied role, where you could make a real difference?

I am seeking a couple of supportive and caring personal assistants to enable me to manage my very busy family life. I am a caring mum to 5 wonderful children; it can be a bit hectic and the pain I experience everyday can really take it out of me.

Your role will predominantly be supporting my personal care needs, helping me keep on top of the housework, attending appointments and to support with some of my mothering duties for my 2 youngest boys and my newborn. Having experience or an understanding of children with Autism would be useful as one of my sons has an Autism diagnosis.

With your help, I also hope to get out and about with my children and have a bit of fun.

Duties include:

  • Medication prompting/administering
  • Personal grooming
  • Moving and handling
  • Other relevant duties as required
  • Administration
  • Housekeeping
  • Shopping
  • Cooking
  • Transportation
  • Companionship
  • Looking after pets
  • Dressing / undressing
  • Bathroom assistance

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
  • 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

  • Understanding/experience of Autism in children, as my son has Autism.
  • Supportive and caring, able to mirror my feelings and respond appropriately.

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