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Personal Assistant

BS/534796/CM
9.00
Permanent
31 / per week - Part-Time
Eastbourne

Background to the job:

I am an 18-year-old with Spina Bifida, Hydrocophalus, shunt, and Epilepsy.  I am a wheelchair user and require support with personal care such as getting me out of bed each morning, bathed and ready for the day, preparing meals, and catheter care. I also require accompaniment to and from college. I enjoy attending clubs but while these are on pause due to COVID, I am attending various events over Zoom. I would like someone to help me promote my own independence.

 

Hours. Time of work

31 hours per week

Every morning Mon – Fri 7am-9am; weekends 9am start

Remaining hours to be decided between myself and PA to work to my routine (lunch, afternoons, evenings)

 

Rates of pay and other benefits:

£9 per hour

 

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Personal Care
  • Accompanying me out and about, to college and clubs when open
  • Driving to appointments and assistance in and out of vehicle

 

Essential Requirements:

  • Full driving license – access to our transit van would be available after trust has been built
  • Reliable
  • Flexible approach to the work
  • Must be female due to personal care requirements
  • Catheter care experience

 

Desirable Requirements:

  • Previous care or personal assistance experience
  • Familiar with Zoom