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Personal Assistant

POW534586(LA)
£10.15 per hour
Permanent
6.5 - 13 / per week - Part-Time

Ref no: POW534586(LA)

Job Description – Personal Assistant

June 2021

About Myself

I am a gentleman in my mid-seventies, living independently in the Welshpool area of Powys. I have been assessed to receive direct payments to employ my own Personal Assistant(s) to enable me to continue living well at home, as independently as possible.

I live with MS and use a walking frame and a wheelchair to aid me in my home environment and local community, I am supported with this by a small team of Personal Assistants who provide me with support to maintain my nutrition & hydration needs, social stimulation and domestic tasks. I am currently urgently looking to employ TWO Personal Assistants to work 6.5 hours a week each.

 

Days and Hours of Work

6.5 HOURS PER WEEK

Hours to be provided in the form of AM and Lunch visits 3 / 4 days for 45-minute calls.

Exact shift pattern to be discussed with the successful applicant.

Please note – Overtime is available on an ad-hoc basis to cover annual leave / absence and additional needs as they arise, so flexibility is required of the successful applicant.

Tasks and Duties 

  • Supporting me on a 1:1 basis
  • Assist with meal preparation
  • Changing bedding as required and doing the necessary laundry
  • Support and encourage my independence where possible, and preserve my personal sense of well-being
  • Support around the home with domestic tasks
  • Support with shopping as required
  • Support with social stimulation
  • Any other reasonable tasks required

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

  • A person local to the Welshpool area.
  • A person with a bubbly and easy-going manner.
  • A person with personality and character.
  • A person who is dependable and arrives on time.
  • A person who respects the privacy and confidentiality of working in someone else’s home.
  • A person with a positive commitment to this kind of work.
  • A car owner / driver.
  • Flexibility to cover sickness and annual leave is necessary.
  • Persons who are looking for a long-term commitment to remain in this job, to build a good professional relationship with me.
  • A person who finds the shift pattern suitable to their lifestyle.

Rate of Pay

£10.15 per hour.

Training

Full training will be provided in house by the existing team of PA’s.

About The job

Salary Frequency – Calendar Monthly - By BACS.

Successful applicant will be subject to a three-month trial period.

A DBS check will be required, this will be at no cost to yourself.

To apply:

Apply online – specifically in Google search engine, precisely enter POW534586(LA) where it will then take you to where you can apply.

Please request an application form via our registered email address ILSPowys@peopleplus.co.uk or call 0330 123 2815 quoting the reference number POW534586(LA)