Job Title: Personal Assistant
Location: Lancing
Hourly rate: £10.50
Reference: DP697
Hours/shifts: 1.5 hours Saturday and Sunday Lunchtime

Summary

  • I am a 55 year old male looking for a Personal Assistant to support me to remain independent in my own home and accompany me out.
  • I enjoy eating out and I am a keen Football fan who enjoys nothing more than watching Chelsea play a match
  • The role will involve supporting him with all his needs and helping with suggestions and ideas for events during the day.


Other Requirements
• Must have a UK driving licence

• 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:

General housework, Tidying up

Preparing drinks, snacks and meals.

Any other reasonable task


Personal Care:

Washing and bathing/showering – towelling dry.

Supervision and/or assistance with showering, drying.

Help getting into and out of shower as required

Assistance with applying cream

General skin care

 

Dressing and undressing/ helping with buttons and fastenings

Placing FES pads on his leg to enable him to walk.

Mealtimes e.g. cutting up food.

Any other reasonable tasks


Social:

Accompany me occasionally (Holiday Cover) to social activities

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.

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