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Personal Assistant

AWO/002/RI
Competitive
Permanent
15 / per week - Part-Time
Newcastle Upon Tyne

Job Description

Job Ref: AWO/002/RI

 

 

Job Title            Personal Assistant

 

Hours                 15 hours per week to be used flexibly

 

Rates of Pay      £9.70 per hour

 

Location            Walker

 

 

Purpose of Job

I am a gentleman with a visual impairment and a learning disability. I live with my adult daughter. Although I am independent, I need assistance to undertake household activities.

 

This position will involve assisting in the home with domestic tasks such as cooking although I very much enjoy cooking independently but occasionally, I require assistance and I am always happy to try new recipes, housework, and laundry, assisting me to safely access the community in order to shop for both food and other things such as clothes, support me to deal with my letters and paperwork and arrange and attend appointments as required.  I also enjoy the gym and swimming so you would need to be willing and able to support me around these activities.

 

I also have a Motability car which you will be required to drive therefore a clean driving license is essential.

 

I am a keen gardener and like to go shopping for food and clothes and am a member of the National Trust and enjoy days out.

 

Hopefully I will acquire a guide dog in the future therefore you would have be comfortable around dogs. As part of my mobility training in preparation of acquiring a dog, I need to be familiar with my local area.

I have a few set routes that I need to practice on a regular basis.

 

The detailed Job Description with all of the information about the job and application form can be obtained by contacting ilsnewcastle@peopleplus.co.uk quoting Job Reference

 

Please complete and return the application pack as quickly as possible.

 

 

This post is subject to a satisfactory DBs check and references which will be taken up if you are offered the post.