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Personal Assistant

Location: Gloucestershire, Cheltenham, South West Rate of Pay: £80 per 24 hour shift (weekdays) £88.50 per 24 hour shift ( weekends) £160 per 24 hour shift ( bank holidays worked)

Hours per Week: Flexible

Job Reference: 45RS Expires: 30th November 2017

About the Employer

I am a young outgoing male with a physical disability with an active lifestyle. I use a powered wheelchair to get around. In order to maximise my independence I require a live-in carer to work opposite my agency workers for personal, domestic and social activities.


Summary of Duties

Assistance with transfers (using hoist) between bed, shower, chair/ wheelchair

Assistance with showering me.

Assistance with getting dressed / undressed.

Assistance with reading letters received, filing if required and filling in timesheets

Light domestic duties to include changing bedding, ironing, loading washing machine, washing up, hoovering, mopping & keeping my house tidy.

Assistance preparing all meals and drinks

Accompanying me to activities of my choice and food shopping

Any other assistance of a similar nature to the duties described above.


The Person They Are Looking For

Must have a positive outlook and professional attitude.

Must be able to adapt in different situations and settings

Previous experience of care work is not essential as full training will be given.

Must be flexible

Must respect my privacy and confidentiality at all times

Computer literate, keyboard / office skills preferred.

Full training for the duties of the job will be provided, including the use of the hoist.


The Times Required

2 weeks per month. Candidate can choose which two weeks of the month. Flexibility is essential.


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