Work in social care Working as a Personal Assistant Personal Assistant/Support Worker HCC1131 Job Title: Personal Assistant/Support Worker Location: Chandlers Ford Hourly rate: £11 per hour Reference: HCC1131 Hours/shifts: 9 hours to be discussed at interview plus hours to cover other PA as required Summary Part time Personal Assistant required to support a mature, disabled gentleman To take him out and socialise and to share interests in photography, art and places of interest To assist attending appointments and to give support To cover holidays of other P.A. Must have clean driving licence Must be able to cook Help with shaving Helping with phone calls and general paperwork Other Requirements Must have a 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 - Correspondence e.g. reading letters, help writing replies, form-filling, assisting with household paperwork Assisting with phone calls on my behalf Cook meals Personal Care: Assisting me with shaving Social: Accompany employer when accessing social and leisure activities and places of interest Accompanying employer to doctors/hospital appointments when required Driving and accompanying to social events 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 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 Outgoing and friendly, flexible and trustworthy 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 this role.