Personal Assistant/Support Worker-LR6454

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LR6454

Burgess Hill

Part Time

£9.00 - £10.00 ph depending on experience

Summary

Personal Assistant/Support worker to work with employer’s carer.

Manual handling and personal care tasks.

Team player

Part time

Friendly and positive female employer  with MS currently unable to leave her bed. 

Hours/Shifts

6 hours per week

Wednesday – 2pm-5pm

Friday- 2pm-5pm 

Other Requirements

Exemption is claimed under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9. 

Must be comfortable with pets 

All applicants must be willing to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check

Successful applicants will be entitled to Holiday pay and will be issued employment contracts.

 

Description

Personal Assistant/Support worker to work with employer’s carer.

Manual handling and personal care tasks.

Team player

Part time

Friendly and positive female employer  with MS currently unable to leave her bed.

 To Apply:

If you are interested in this role of Care Support Worker/ Care Assistant, please click on the apply button below where you will be redirected to our website to complete a full application form.

For more information about our company please visit us on: http://www.independentlives.org/

Independent Lives is an organisation that supports and empowers people with disabilities to choose how they receive their care that will enable them to live their lives independently. Each advert we place is on behalf of an Individual Employer. All positions are based in the home environment and employment is on a smaller scale than larger businesses. This environment offers a more personalised working relationship and employees are more valued.

 

About the employer:

I am a woman with MS currently unable to leave my bed, living  in Burgess Hill with my carer and cat.  I am friendly and have a positive outlook and enjoy films and books. 

Job Location:

Burgess Hill

Nature of the work:

I am looking for a kind and compassionate PA to be a reliable team player, to work with my carer with manual handling and personal care tasks. 

Typical duties

Personal Care:   

Transferring between my bed and chair and vice versa using a ceiling hoist.

Removing compression socks for lymphedema, washing legs, applying cream and replacing compression socks.

Helping with other aspects of personal care as required.

Person specification

Female* due to personal care needs

Able to tolerate the employer smoking in the work place

Respectful of the employer’s privacy and confidentiality

Reliable with good time-keeping

Able to both follow instructions and work on own initiative

Hygienic, tidy minded and well organised

Fit and healthy to undertake the required duties

Patience and possess excellent interpersonal skills

Honest and cheerful

Creative

Able to speak and read English to a reasonable standard

Legally permitted to work in the United Kingdom

Able to work at all times to high standards of Health & Safety

Previous experience preferred but this is not as essential as a kind and common sense approach to these roles.