Job Title: Personal Assistant

Location: Copthorne           

Hourly rate: £10       

Reference: DP5220         

Hours/shifts: 2-4 hours per week – flexible and can be discussed at interview

Summary

 

  • A 25 year old male is looking for a cleaner/ housekeeper/ organiser
  • He has dyspraxia, autism and mild learning difficulty-some medical issues such as dust mite allergy, eczema and asthma.
  • He is passive, very polite and quiet until he knows you and loves silly jokes.
  • He has no interest in cleaning and can’t organise his items.
  • He loves his cat, his family, his friends and his computer. He also likes watching wrestling and going for walks.

Other Requirements

  • Must be comfortable with pets – employer has a camp
  • Must have a clean UK driving licence
  • Must have access to own vehicle

         

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

Domestic -      

Changing bed linen- sometimes

Bed making

General cleaning

Taking out rubbish

General housework, including cleaning, dusting and vacuuming.

Minor household maintenance taking down curtains for washing

Shopping

Tidying

 

Social:        

  • Accompanying and assisting employer on shopping trips when required
  • Accompany employer when accessing social and leisure activities.
  • Occasional longer journeys
  • Accompanying on trips out occasionally
  • Driving and accompanying to social events such as:

Cinema

Gym

  • Accompanying on trips out eg to social activities events, mini golf etc.
  • Whilst on duty at the employer’s home watching TV and assisting with craft activities
  • Accompanying to social meetings eg friends, family
  • The above duties will involve driving the employer in the PA’s car

Person specification

The successful applicant will be: 

Respectful of the employer’s privacy and confidentiality

Professional and trustworthy

Reliable and punctual a must 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

Honest and cheerful

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

Previous experience preferred but this is not as essential as a kind and common sense approach to these roles.