Personal Assistant

Ref: DP5047

Location: Littlehampton

Details

I am looking for personal care for a Woman

The candidate should be a woman*

Drivers licence required: Yes

Hours per week:

12 hrs per week (possible overtime)

Hourly pay rate:

£12

I am a middle-aged lady with 3 grown up children and a husband that works full time. I have Multiple Sclerosis and rely on a wheelchair to get around.

I am looking for a friendly patient person to support me in the daytime with various activities including, admin, personal care, trips out in the local area in my wheelchair assisted vehicle and some housework.

My interests include going to the library, birds, and jigsaws. I also enjoy spending time in my garden, and occasional lunches out.

Please contact me for more information if you are interested.

Duties include:

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

  • Facilitate outings, appointments, via WAV wheelchair Accessible vehicle
  • Eating and drinking preparation

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

  • Able to drive my wheelchair accessible vehicle (WAV)

The role requires close personal contact with an individual who is extremely vulnerable to the risk of infection and disease transmission. Preference may be given to applicants who have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Careful consideration will be given to applicants who can show the vaccination is not suitable for them on reasonable grounds.

Additional requirements

Non-smoker due to medical reasons

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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