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Personal Assitant/Carer

PER500237 CM/RF
National Minimum Wage
Permanent
15 / per week - Part-Time
Stoke-on-Trent

Job Description

 

Job Title:           Personal Assistant

 

Location:           Blurton, Stoke on Trent

 

Day/Times:     15 hours per week.

                           Monday, Wednesday & Friday’s – 2.5 hour session per day to access the gym

                           7.5 remaining hours to be used flexibly/discussed at interview

 

Rate of pay:   £8.91 per hour

 

Job Summary

To provide me with the necessary support to enable me to lead an independent lifestyle

 

Purpose of the Job

I am a young physically disabled lady who needs assistance with all aspects of my daily living, including personal care, and accessing social activities.

I am looking for a female personal assistant to provide me with this support due to the requirement for personal care.

 

Personal Assistant Specification

My assistants must be honest, trustworthy and reliable, must respect my privacy and maintain my dignity at all times.

My assistants must be enthusiastic and flexible with a caring disposition and must be able to work on their own initiative as part of a team.

Experience of working in the care sector is preferred, but not essential as full training will be provided.

Manual handling/hoisting training will be required.

Car driver required – ‘business use’ is required on any vehicle used for work purpose.You will have use of my mobility vehicle and therefore any applicants will need to be a minimum of 25 years old.

My personal assistant will be required to accompany me on a holiday in November 2022 for 5 days.

 

Supervision

My personal assistants will be accountable to me in all aspects of their roles and should always ask what my needs are and listen to my directions and requests.

 

Main Duties

  • To offer appropriate support to access activities of my choice, for example the theatre, cinema, as and when required.
  • Support to access the gym, three days per week.
  • Support to meet up with my family and friends.
  • Support may be required for toileting needs before/after gym session.

The main duties identified in the job description are examples of the expectations required; I may on occasions reasonably request additional activities to be undertaken inside or outside of the home.