Job Title: Personal Assistant/ Care worker
Location: Blurton, Stoke on Trent
Day/Times: Up to 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 and will be discussed at interview
Rate of pay: £8.91 per hour
Purpose of the Job
I am a 38 year old 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.
I would also like my PA to be available to support me when I go on holiday. I currently have a holiday planned for 2022 which I would like my PA to accompany on.
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 to be covered by the car insurance.
The post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure which will be funded through your employer.
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.
To offer appropriate support to access activities of my choice, for example the theatre, cinema, as and when required.
Support to access the gym.
Support to meet up with my family and friends.
Support may be required for toileting needs before/after gym session.
To accompany me on holidays to support me with my personal care needs and to support me to access activities.
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”