Job Title: Causal Personal Assistant

Location:  Midhurst          

Hourly rate:  £8.00      

Reference:    DP4586         

Hours/shifts: 10 hours a week between 10 am – 3 pm, to cover when my main Personal Assistant is off sick or on annual leave

Summary

 

  • I am a disabled lady, looking for Personal Assistant to provide support to me, when my main carer is on off sick or on holiday
  • The main role will be to accompany me on public transport, to access the community and engage in all the things I love for example shopping, going to the theatre and bingo.
  • Some light house may be required

Other Requirements

Must like pets as I have a small friendly dog

 

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

Typical duties

Domestic :

Hoovering

Cleaning hygiene areas

Light House work

Ironing

Assistance with meal preparation and cooking

Any other task which is reasonable

 

Personal Care: 

Ensuring my safety when in my home and in the community

Assist with nebuliser as required (training will be given)

Any other task which is reasonable

 

Social:   

Accompanying me on local transport, for example train and buses

Putting my mobility aids (crutches, wheelchair or electric scooter) into and out of public transport

Accompanying and assisting me with shopping

Accompanying me on outings socially and generally in the community including bingo, theatre, crafts activities

Accompanying me to medical and other appointments

Assisting me to manage paperwork

Any other task which is reasonable

Person specification

The successful applicant will be: 

Be honest and trustworthy

Be reliable, with good time-keeping

Enjoy traveling by train and buses

Be cheerful and have a good sense of humour

Be able to respect privacy and confidentiality

Be able to learn the needs of a disabled person

Be able to both follow instructions and work on own initiative

Refrain from smoking while working

Be willing to be police checked (enhanced DBS)

Be allowed to work in the UK

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