Job Title: Personal Assistant(s)
Location: Chichester
Hourly rate: £11
Reference: NDS7457
Hours/shifts: 8.5 hours per week. 2 or 3 times, flexible on shifts. Job shares welcome.

Summary 

I am a 49-year-old kind, intuitive lady who loves animals, enjoys sewing and has a passion for creating outfits. I am looking for personal assistant or assistants to support me with mainly domestic and admin tasks and to be on call when I take a shower or bath.

I have Fibromyalgia (this includes ME and permanent pain and means living with flu symptoms). I also have asthma and epilepsy (although my seizures are very rare). These conditions affect many aspects of my life, but I try to stay as independent as possible (hopefully with your help!)

Other Requirements 
• Must be comfortable with pets as I have cats
• 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: 
Change bed linen
Taking out rubbish
General housework, including cleaning, dusting and vacuuming
Some dishwashing
Put away dishes from dishwasher
Help preparing/cooking meals for the week
Tidying
Some admin support such as filling and paperwork

Personal Care: 
To be on call in the home when I am bathing or showering and respond quickly and appropriately if I am having a seizure.

Person specification
The successful applicant will be: 
Applicant can be male or female
Reliability is essential
Kind, caring and willing to take their lead from me as it is important to me that I maintain as much independence as possible
Able to speak English or French
Organised and tidy minded
Positive with a can-do approach.
Able to both follow instructions and work on own initiative
Fit and healthy to undertake the required duties
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