Work in social care Working as a Personal Assistant Female* Personal Assistant SG5675a 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 plus 2 nights holiday cover when required Summary Friendly family looking for a Female personal assistant to cover 2 waking nights per week 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, thing need to be kept in place and routines followed Non-smoker required due to the medical needs Able to start ASAP Other Requirements "Exemption is claimed under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9." Must be comfortable with pets Non-smoker 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 - Laundry placement. Light cleaning downstairs and general household tasks to include the wet room downstairs. Personal Care: Changing pads, personal hygiene, changing bed linen if wet and put in washing machine along with wet nightclothes. 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, short term 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 about Tracheostomy and/or Diabetes care, also Bi-PAP Ventilator experience would be useful . Previous experience preferred but this is not as essential as a kind and common sense approach to these roles.