Job Title: Female Personal Assistant to cover holiday and sickness
Location: Durrington
Hourly rate: £10.00 weekdays and £12.00 weekends, mileage paid at 40p a mile
Reference: DP4151a
Hours/shifts: To cover holiday and sickness for 2 hours, Tuesday, Thursday Morning and Saturday or Sunday Morning


• I am a highly Independent, bright and friendly lady, looking for a RELIABLE, like minded Female Personal Assistants to assist me with personal care tasks and some general household duties
• I am ambulant but struggle with day to day tasks.
• I enjoy cinema, theatre, good food and the natural world.
• I have a keen interest in current affairs.

Other Requirements
• "Exemption is claimed under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9."
• Non-smoker preferred or someone who is willing to refrain from smoking during work hours.
• Must have a UK driving licence
• Must have access to own vehicle
Other :
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.

Typical duties

Laundry, hanging out to dry, ironing
Loading and unloading the washing machine (occasional)
Changing bed linen
Bed making
General housework, including cleaning, dusting and vacuuming etc
Minor household maintenance e.g. changing light bulbs, taking down curtains for washing, taking out the rubbish
Assistance with food preparation
Occasional Shopping
Occasional watering of garden / plants
Correspondence e.g. assisting with household paperwork
Any other reasonable task

Personal Care:
Supervision and/or assistance with showering, hair washing /drying as required
Help getting into and out of bath/shower as required
To be on call when employer takes bath
Assistance with applying creams
Dressing and undressing/ helping with buttons and fastenings
Help to remind me to take my medication and drink water
Any other reasonable task

Accompany employer to doctors / hospital appointments when required
Any other reasonable task

Person specification
Female due to personal care needs
Respectful of the employer’s privacy and confidentiality
Reliable with good time-keeping
Will be able to work to follow instructions and work on own initiative
Tidy minded and well organised
Fit and healthy to undertake the required duties
Will be Patient and possess excellent interpersonal skills
Honest and cheerful
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.

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