Work in social care Working as a Personal Assistant Personal Assistant DP1041a Job Title: Personal assistant Location: Burgess Hill Hourly rate: £10 per hour Reference: DP1041a Hours/shifts: 12:30-13:30: Tuesdays & Thursdays and every other weekend. Pending a change in funding, 3 hours rather than 1 may be available. Flexibility to cover holiday and sickness would be desirable. Summary Young married couple looking to employ a Personal assistant(s) to provide support at lunchtimes, so they can remain independent in their own home. Tasks will involve; Preparing meals & feeding Light Cleaning Washing up Other Requirements UK driving licence preferable Access to own vehicle preferable 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. Domestic - General cleaning Washing up Taking out rubbish – separating rubbish & recycling Preparing drinks, snacks and meals. Feeding Any other reasonable tasks Person specification Assistance with paperwork 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.