Job Title: Female Personal Care Assistant for Maternity Cover
Location:  Durrington     
Hourly rate: £10.00 per hour, mileage will be paid at 40p per mile       
Reference: DP4151             
Hours/shifts: 2 hours, 3 – 4  mornings a week
times and days can be flexible and can be discussed at interview
• 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."   
• 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
Domestic -     
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
The successful applicant will be:
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 role you will be employed by the individual employer and not Independent Lives