Job Title: Personal Assistant
Location:   Chichester         
Hourly rate: £10       
Reference: CZ6929            
Hours/shifts: 12 hrs a week - Mon, Tues, Thurs and Fri 9/9.30am – 12/12.30pm (3 hrs a day) – job share
Summary
• I am looking for empathetic, sensible and reliable people to support me with  my daily life
• I in my mid 50’s and have emphysema , fibromyalgia with asthma and have also suffer from depression which makes it hard for me to get on top of things
• I would like support with tidying around my home, organizing and getting motivated
• You would need to be a dog lover as this is very important to me and a driver with car
• Ideally this position would be a job share to cover holidays etc

Other Requirements  
• Must be comfortable with pets  
• 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.
Description
The role is to provide practical and emotional support to a lady who lives in her own home to help her to get organised and motivated with her daily life.
Typical duties
Domestic -        
Laundry, hanging out to dry, ironing, putting away
Helping with laundry, washing and drying
Changing bed linen
Bed making
General cleaning
Taking out rubbish
General housework, including cleaning, dusting and vacuuming.
Cleaning sleep apnoea machine
Minor household maintenance eg changing light bulbs, taking down curtains for washing
Support with shopping
Tidying
Correspondence e.g. reading letters, help writing replies, form-filling, assisting with household paperwork
Making phone calls on my behalf when I am too unwell to do this
Personal Care:  
• Due to a broken shoulder needs short term support with some dressing
Social:    
• Supporting to go shopping and attending appointments
• I have my mother who has Alzheimer's to stay regularly so although you would not need to care for her you would need to be able to be supportive and empathetic w towards her
 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
• Car driver with own car
Previous experience preferred but this is not as essential as a kind and common sense approach to these roles.