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Personal Assistant

SG SHE527392(1)
20 - 48 / per week - Full-Time

5-6 Female Personal Assistants required in the Beighton (S20) area of Sheffield

To Support a disabled woman with severe ME live an independent and positive Life.

This role would be best suited to a flexible, caring and compassionate individual who can be relied upon to be patient, understand and dependable. The employer will require 24 hours of care per day.

168 hours per week are available to be split between 5-6 employees.

Individuals who can work a combination of both day and night hours would be preferred.

Position meets national minimum wage.

Duties include

  • Supporting with shopping.
  • Prompting medication.
  • Assistance with meal and drink preparation.
  • Personal care, including washing, dressing and toileting.
  • Duties could vary and will likely not be undertaken at the same times each day.

About you

  • A DBS check will be required. The expense will be met by your employer.
  • You must be an enthusiastic individual, as well as reliable, punctual and flexible, with a positive attitude and excellent communication skills.
  • Must be a calm, patient and sympathetic individual.
  • Experience in a similar role is desirable, with an understanding of the lady’s disabilities and of promoting independence. Training will be required around current needs as required.
  • Must be flexible regarding duties and working hours required.
  • Must always maintain confidentiality and be non-judgmental.
  • A car owner would be preferred but is not essential.

Section 9; Schedule 83 [Work: Exceptions] (Part 1; Occupational Requirements) - applies to this post

Please note that this advert has been placed on behalf of our client. Should your application be successful, and you are offered the position, you will be directly employed by the client and not by PeoplePlus - Independent Living Services.