Female personal assistant with admin support

Ref: DP4836

Location: Lancing

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:

Monday Tuesday and Thursday = 7: 30am – 1 or 2pm shifts start time can be flexible –: 22.5 hours per week

Hourly pay rate:

£12.50

I am a young, friendly woman looking for a Female* Personal Assistant with good IT and admin skills.

I have cerebral palsy and epilepsy and am physically unable to carry out most tasks but am passionate about my rights to live my life the way I choose and want full control over my independence. Sometimes I use an app called Go Talk when I struggle to talk.

Assistance is required with all aspects of my daily life, including personal care, administration, some domestic tasks and accompanying me to social activities. The successful applicant will be happy to support to go swimming and occasionally get in the pool when required.

I need someone with good IT skills, who can use programs such as Word and Excel to help me with my household and employer paperwork.

I have a busy social life and am looking for a friendly, patient, outgoing carer who can support me to maintain my independence, who can learn to recognise when I need help and be responsive to my needs.

Duties include:

  • Medication prompting/administering
  • Personal grooming
  • Eating and drinking assistance
  • Moving and handling
  • Clinical tasks
  • Other relevant duties as required
  • Administration
  • Housekeeping
  • Shopping
  • Cooking
  • Transportation
  • Companionship
  • Gardening
  • Dressing / undressing
  • Bathroom assistance

You will need to support me with chest physiotherapy exercises and other physiotherapy daily; training will be provided.

Support using the Acapella Breathing Aid- training will be provided-I am sometimes unable to clear my lungs of phlegm which I find alarming, and this can change my tone of voice at these times. To me it comes across as if I am speaking normally so no offence intended.

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

Must be comfortable with pets and not allergic to cats.

Be happy to take regular lateral flow tests

Must have a UK driving license :  As this position involves you driving my car, I am restricted to employing people who are aged 25 years or over due to insurance rules.

Additional requirements

Vulnerable to the risk of infection and disease transmission

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