Personal Assistant

Ref: DP6508

Location: Worthing

Details

I am looking for personal care for a Woman

The candidate should be a woman*

Drivers licence required: No

Hours per week:

10 hours a week

Hourly pay rate:

£14 per hour

I am a 34 year lady with complex medical problems and a wheelchair user. I currently have a PA three times a week and would like to find a second PA to cover Monday, Friday and/or Saturday. I live at home with my mum and cockapoo puppy.  I have a mild learning difficulty and suffer with anxiety.  I'm looking for a dynamic and adaptable person to help with personal care and help to enrich my daily life both at home and getting out into the community.

Duties include:

  • Medication prompting/administering
  • Personal grooming
  • Eating and drinking assistance
  • Moving and handling
  • Transportation
  • Companionship
  • 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

  • calm in a crisis

Additional requirements

Non-smoker due to medical reasons, 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

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