Job Title: Female Personal Assistant
Location: Near Arundel
Hourly rate: £10
Reference: DP6800b
Hours/shifts: 7 days per week 9.30am-12.30pm. A job share will be considered and I prefer to do this in 3 or 4 day blocks when distributing hours.
Additional hours may be available at least 2 nights per month to support me whilst my husband is out. These hours will be on an Ad Hoc basis. Occasional extra hours may be available on a Saturday.

Summary 
I am a lady that is spinal cord injured who uses a wheelchair. I need a PA to work alongside my other PA’s. Duties involve personal care and domestic household tasks. Full training will be given and my house is fully equipped with pleasant surroundings. Please apply to Independent Lives to arrange a visit to meet my husband and I if this job is of interest.

Other Requirements 
• "Exemption is claimed under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9."
• 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.

Description
Typical duties

Domestic -
Light household duties are required.
Some Washing and ironing
Prepare breakfast and occasionally bring me a snack or drink

Personal Care: 
• Assistance with D.R.E/D.R.S (bowel care management and full training will be given)
• Assistance with hoisting e.g. out of bed
• Assistance/supervision showering and drying as required
• Help getting onto my commode
• Drying/brushing hair if required
• Assistance with dressing and undressing

Person specification
The successful applicant will be: 
• Female * due to personal care needs although a Male will be considered if they have relevant experience.
• Comfortable around my dog
• Fit and healthy due to handling needs
• 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