Direct Payments Working as a Personal Assistant Female Personal Care/Support Workers-DP2285 Job Title: Female Personal Care/Support WorkersLocation: Wisborough Green Hourly rate £10.20 ph Reference: DP2285 Hours/shifts: 1.5 hours weds and Thursday evening- times are flexible and can be discussed at interview Summary • I am a happy, easy going employer, looking for a reliable and friendly personal assistant. • I need help with housework, simple meal preparation and some personal care. • The workplace is a family environment and we are very fun and welcoming.• We do live in a fairly remote area so driving your own car would be an advantage. Other Requirements • "Exemption is claimed under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9." • UK driving licence desirable but not essential • Access to own vehicle desirable but not essential • Other : 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. Description Typical dutiesDomestic:General cleaning up after meals / snacksLight housework, including dusting and vacuuming on occasionsPreparing drinks, snacks and meals Shopping for a few items such as bread & milkTidying on occasionsLaundry, hanging out to dry, ironing, putting awayHelping with laundry, washing and drying Loading and unloading the washing machine, Loading and unloading washing lineChanging bed linen, Bed making, General cleaningTaking out rubbish, General housework, including cleaning, dusting, vacuuming, sweeping, mopping. TidyingMinor household maintenance eg. changing light bulbs, taking down curtains for washingHelping to keep my equipment clean and in good conditionPreparing drinks, snacks and meals.ShoppingHelp in the gardenCorrespondence form-filling, assisting with household paperworkMaking phone calls on my behalf when I am too unwell to do thisMaking tea for the employer's guests Personal Care: Supervision and/or assistance with washing, showering, drying, Help getting into and out shower as requiredAssistance to get on and off the toilet on occasions.Assistance with medication i.e. helping to take tablets from foil/packets Social: Accompanying and assisting employer on shopping trips when requiredAny other reasonable task• Person specificationThe successful applicant will be: Female * due to personal care needs Respectful of the employer’s privacy and confidentialityReliable with good time-keepingAble to both follow instructions and work on own initiativeHygienic, tidy minded and well organisedFit and healthy to undertake the required dutiesPatience and possess excellent interpersonal skillsHonest and cheerfulCreativeAble to speak and read English to a reasonable standardLegally permitted to work in the United KingdomAble to work at all times to high standards of Health & SafetyPrevious 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 through the individual employer and not Independent Lives.