PART-TIME PERSONAL ASSISTANT
HOURS: 12 hours a week.
RATE: £10.00 per hour.
Hours based on:
Mondays – 1pm to 4pm
Tuesdays – 3pm to 6pm
Wednesdays – 11am to 2pm
Fridays – 9:30am to 12:30pm
(Hours can be flexible to suit your availability if required)
ABOUT ME: I have many interests such as: philosophy, history, theology, poetry, current affairs, politics, football and dogs. I would like if you we’re similarly interested as I love to discuss these topics, but it is not essential to the role, a good sense of humour is preferred! I am a wheelchair user who has multiple sclerosis, this affects me in many ways including mobility, sight, hearing and cognition. I have a friendly (but noisy!) little jack russel dog named Izzy. I have an excellent sense of humour and very personable, generally maintaining my positive outlook.
JOB PURPOSE: To assist me, a man with day-to-day activities enabling myself, to maintain an independent and fulfilling life that meets my chosen lifestyle. Although I am mostly self-caring, your role would be to assist me in everyday life to manage certain aspects of my day such as assisting with going to the bathroom, assist in planning my day and socialising. I require support with processing space and time as I can become anxious, therefore, requiring a PA that can support physically as well as psychologically and emotionally to help me manage anxieties with encouragement. Looking for a non-gender specific personal assistant and a driver is preferred.
Personal care – support toilet needs.
Daily activities at home:
Supporting my daily plans and helping me plan
Accessing activities such as supporting me whilst attending the MS centre
Accompanying to physiotherapy appointments
Preparing and offering snacks
Corresponding, enquiries and arranging appointments
Working in a safe way, highlighting health and safety concerns
Assisting with management of health risks
Establish and maintain effective communication
LOCAL & ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Within employer’s home in Easton (BS5) Bristol & local community
5.6 weeks of annual leave per year
Friendly and flexible employer
PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICANT:
Good sense of humour
Some nursing/physio experience would be useful, but not essential
Good patience & understanding to deliver needs of the employer
Flexible, reliable and honest
Good general fitness
An enhanced DBS check will be required
Full driving license preferred
‘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’