Self- Employed Personal Assistant

Ref: CSES564

Location: Polegate

Details

I am looking for personal care for a Man

Drivers licence required: Yes

Own vehicle needed: Yes

Hours per week:

3 hours per week

Hourly pay rate:

To be discussed

I am a gentleman in my 60s with a passion for fishing and cinema. I am seeking a self-employed personal assistant, I have some mental health issues and a learning disability, so someone who has experience with this would be beneficial.

I can't read or write, so need someone to read my letters to me. I have some health issues and need support to attend appointments, or to plan how I will get there. I find it difficult to recall information given to me at appointments so need support to remind me what was said.

Patience and understanding are essential as I am an anxious person who prefers a calm, unrushed environment. If you have the relevant experience and a compassionate approach, I would love to hear from you.

Duties include:

  • Moving and handling
  • Other relevant duties as required
  • Administration
  • Housekeeping
  • Shopping
  • Cooking
  • Transportation
  • Looking after pets

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

  • Calm, patient and cheerful.

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

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