Job Title: Personal Assistant
Location: Petworth           
Hourly rate: £9.00 per hour       
Reference:DP4818         
Hours/shifts: 6 hours, 1 day a week – Hours and day are flexible   
Summary
• I am a male wheelchair user….
• I need support from A-B with accessing the community and attending leisure and social activities…
• The role involves a small amount of personal care….
• I enjoy going for coffee and going on longer day excursions….
• I require a driver who is happy to drive my wheelchair adapted car….
Other Requirements
  
• Must have a UK driving licence 
• Happy to drive employers wheelchair adapted car  
• Non Smoker
 
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
Typical duties
Personal Care: 
Using the toilet
Mealtimes e.g. cutting up food
Any other reasonable task
Social:   
Accompanying and assisting employer on shopping trips when required
Accompanying employer to doctors/hospital appointments when required
Accompany employer when accessing social and leisure activities:
including trips to coffee shops
Longer day excursions
Any other reasonable task
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.