Job Title: Personal Assistant
Location: South Croydon
Hourly rate: £10.00
Reference: CC438
Hours/shifts: 7 – 7.5 hours per week.
Weekday shifts are flexible, and evenings are preferred.
Weekend shifts will be on Early Sunday Mornings.
Shifts can be discussed at interview.

Summary
I am looking for a personal assistant for my 33 year old son. He is chatty, witty and has a sharp sense of humour. He uses a powerchair to get around and needs support to do things he enjoys. There is some personal care involved in the role. This is a rewarding role with all professional training provided.

Other Requirements
• Non-smoker preferred or someone who is willing to refrain from smoking during work hours.
• Other :
All applicants must be willing to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check if required.

Successful applicants will be entitled to Holiday pay and will be issued employment contracts.

Description
Typical duties

Personal Care:
• Support to empty leg bag

Social:
• Accompany my son to Car boot sales on Sunday Mornings

Person specification
The successful applicant will be:
• Respectful of the employer’s privacy and confidentiality
• 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
• Honest and cheerful
• Creative
• 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 position you will be employed directly by the individual employer and not Independent Lives