Carer/Personal Assistant in Tower Hamlets

Job Reference
DC (VH)
Salary Description
11.05
Contract Type
Permanent
Location
London Borough of Tower Hamlets ,
London Borough of Tower Hamlets
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Job Title: Personal Assistant/Carer

Place of work: At my home and at places in the community.

Rate of pay: £11.05 per hour

Hours of work: 16 hours per week – Monday to Friday and occasional Saturday’s.  Could be split between 2 PA’s (8 hours each) These times may change as agreed between us

Purpose of job: To support me to live independently

About Me: I am a 43 year old gay man and a wheelchair user.  I enjoy watching Sci-Fi, socialising, going to the cinema, gym and I am a graphic artist.  I have epilepsy, Cerebral Palsy and suffer with my mental health.                                 

Tasks:

  • To support me with aspects of personal care, including occasional showering
  • To immediately raise any concerns about my safety or well-being with my family and to take appropriate action in case of emergency.
  • To ensure I am comfortable and safe
  • To be comfortable travelling on the Tube and public transport assisting me on outings
  • To agree on suitable times and dates for support and to ensure a balance between continuity of support and flexibility of arrangements to suit the chosen activities
  • To support me with activities I would like to engage in, ie: going to the Gym and socialising
  • Must respect our privacy and maintain confidentiality at all times regarding our personal life and what happens in my home.

About You:

  • Must be comfortable travelling on the Tube and public transport assisting me on outings
  • LGBT preferred although not essential
  • Previous Care experience is not essential
  • Keen interest preferred in: Watching Sci – Fi, Artistic Computer Programming and music and Art
  • Must have a good sense of humour

 

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