Job Title: Female* Personal Assistant
Location:        Tarring, Worthing    
Hourly rate:       £12.50 per hour nights 
Reference:        SG5675a     
Hours/shifts: 10 hours waking nights - 2 nights per week (nights available Sunday, Wednesday or Thursday) Shift hours are 21:30-07:30. Holiday cover when applicable for already employed PA. Some flexibility required with notice.
• Friendly family looking for a Female personal assistant to cover 2 waking nights per week + holiday cover
• The employer will be mum and you will be working with her teenage daughter who has Wolfram Syndrome.
• The work is normally based within the home environment.  
• The young lady can be shy at first until she gets to know you.
• Due to deterioration of sight, things need to be kept in place and routines followed. Also essential as she is on the Autistic Spectrum.
• Non-smoker required due to the medical needs
• Able to start ASAP (experience dependent)
Other Requirements (please edit as appropriate)
• "Exemption is claimed under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9."  
• Must be comfortable with pets 
• Non-smoker essential
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
Domestic -       
Laundry placement.  Light cleaning downstairs and general household tasks to include the wet room downstairs.
Personal Care:  (please add in/delete as applicable)
Suctionning of Tracheostomy when required, checking of blood sugars during the night, changing pads, personal hygiene, changing bed linen if wet and put in washing machine along with wet nightclothes. Helping her to get ready in the morning for the day ahead.

Other Tasks
Administering medication when required.  Any other appropriate tasks as required and agreed.  To help with bedtime routine when required.

Person specification
The successful applicant will be:  
• Be reliable
• Non-smoker
• Punctual
• Friendly
• Amenable
• Happy to work with a teenager
• Willing to work waking nights
• Happy to lone work
• Trustworthy and willing to follow directions and procedures as per family’s instructions.
• Able to empathise with a teenager losing her sight, memory and affected by a rare condition.
• Happy to undergo training as required.
• Happy to work in a home with pets.
• Ideally have some knowledge/training of Tracheostomy and/or Diabetes care, also Bi-PAP Ventilator experience would be useful.
Previous experience preferred but training can be organised (will delay the start of role). A kind and common sense approach to these roles is essential.