Work in social care Working as a Personal Assistant Female* Personal Care Assistant HCC712 Job Title: Female personal assistant requiredLocation: Waterlooville Hourly rate: £10.20 PH Reference: HCC712 Hours/shifts: Nights: Suns, Tues, 22:00 till 07:30 & Sat 0:00 till 09:30. Summary • I am a lively disabled woman with quadriplegic Athetoid Cerebral Palsy and speech impairment. • Due to my condition require the use of an electric wheelchair to enable me to live my life to the full. • I need assistance with all aspects of my personal care at all times. • The job is varied as I live a full and busy life.• I am looking for people who are flexible (when needed), non-judgemental, able to be appropriately professional in a more formal environment and able to support me to live my life exactly how I choose. • The job can be hard at times, but also with the element of fun. Other Requirements "Exemption is claimed under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9." Must be comfortable with pets All applicants must be willing to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service checkSuccessful applicants will be entitled to Holiday pay and will be issued employment contracts. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES • Personal Care• Experience of hoisting/manual handling essential• Preparation of food and drink when required• Assisting me with eating and drinking• Supporting me to access my technology, computer and environmentalThe successful applicant will be: • Female * due to personal care needs • respectful of the employer’s privacy and confidentiality• Outgoing personality with friendly caring approach• To be flexible and be able to work long shifts• Genuine desire to help people• Non smoker• Driving license required for day shifts• Reliable with good time-keeping• Able to both follow instructions and work on own initiative• Hygienic, tidy minded and well organised• Fit and healthy to undertake the required duties• Patience and possess excellent interpersonal skills• Be able to speak and understand English to a good standard due to speech difficulties • Legally permitted to work in the United Kingdom• Able to work at all times to high standards of Health & Safety• Previous experience is not essential but will be an advantage• Female.• Driver.• Non-smoker.• Some care experience.• Flexible.• Able to work long hours.• Don’t mind covering holidays or sickness.• Like pets.Previous experience preferred but this is not as essential as a kind and common sense approach to these roles.