Personal assistant/Carer

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Job Title: Personal Assistant / Carer

Location: Blurton, Stoke on Trent, ST3

Day/Times: Days and hours to be flexible but mainly at weekends

Hours:  4 hours per week

Rate of pay: £8.91 per hour


Purpose of the Job:

I have diagnosis of Cerebral Palsy and a wheelchair user.

I can communicate my needs and very chatty.

I require constant supervision to maintain my safety and wellbeing when at home.

I require a PA to support on a one two one basis within the community and within my home environment completing social activities of choice.

The short break support will offer my parents a break from there caring role and develop my social interactions and experiences without them.


Personal Assistant Specification:

My assistant must be honest, trustworthy, reliable, must respect my privacy and always maintain my dignity.

My assistant must understand my disabilities and needs and support accordingly and or willingness to learn and develop.

My assistant must be enthusiastic and flexible with a caring disposition. You must be able to work well independently.

My assistant must have good communication skills and empower me to make decisions.

My assistant must be a car driver and be able to drive my Motability car.

My assistant will be subject to an enhanced DBS which is funded by me.

My assistant will be required to complete safeguarding training and any other relevant training needs identified.

My assistant must understand the need for confidentiality in all areas of work.


My personal assistant is accountable to my parents in all aspects of their work. They should always ask what my needs are and listen to my directions and requests.

Main Duties:

To assist with any personal care requirements

To provide 24/7 supervision during sessions

To support with accessing the community completing activities of choice such as going to the park, Trentham gardens.

To support with activities within my home environment such as computers.

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.

“Please note that this advert has been placed on behalf of one of our customers.  Should your application be successful and you are offered the position, you will be directly employed by the customer and not by PeoplePlus”

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