Job Title: Personal Assistant
Location: Durrington (Worthing)
Hourly rate: £12.50
Reference: DP6931
Hours/shifts: 7 hours per week. Weekdays ideally between 9am-3pm. To be mutually agreed

Summary 

I am a very bubbly and chatty person living in Durrington with my husband, 3 children and our lovely Black Labrador. I enjoy being out and about whether walking my dog, swimming and soon Christmas shopping. Having 3 children obviously keeps me busy and I am a very family orientated person. I enjoy cooking and eating out when I can. I am looking for a Personal Assistant to mainly support me socially so having an approachable and bubbly personality, like me, would be an advantage.

Other Requirements 
• Must be comfortable with pets as I have a lovely Black Lab
• 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
Typical duties

Domestic:
I may need support on occasion.

Social: 
• Accompanying me on shopping trips when required
• Accompany me when accessing social and leisure activities, including to swimming lessons, the gym (although due to COVID this is not happening as of yet).
• Accompanying me to doctors/hospital appointments when required- flexibility is required for this.
• Occasional longer journeys- days out
• Accompanying on trips out
• Accompanying or dropping off to visit friends and family
• The above duties will involve driving me in your car, lifting the folding buggy
• Whilst at home watching TV, having a chat and assisting with prepping food on occasion.
• To ensure mine and my daughter’s safety when out and about.

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
• Bubbly and chatty
• Trustworthy
• 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 just someone who is approachable and friendly.

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