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Personal Assistant x2

Location: Stanley, Wakefield, Yorkshire Rate of Pay: £8 – £12 per hour dependent upon experience

Hours per Week: 18 & 30

Job Reference: WAK1440062AW2 Expires: 29th January 2018

About the Employer

I require a Personal Assistant to support my father who has a diagnosis of Alzheimers.

My father is a former professional who values his independence who currently relies highly on my mother who herself requires a level of support.

He has a keen interest in sports, particularly football, and it is important that he is encouraged to remain as independent as possible whilst his safety and wellbeing are also considered.

Summary of Duties

The successful applicants will be required to complete/support with the following tasks:

Personal care, including washing and dressing

Cooking and preparing meals

Cleaning and household duties

Shopping (with or without my mother)

Most importantly, the right candidate will provide a high level of emotional support to both my mother and father, ensuring a good quality of life for the whole family.

Other duties may be required as and when required but these will be discussed.

The Person They Are Looking For

You will (essential):

Have a bubbly and outgoing personality

Be focused with a good attention to detail

Be patient and provide a calming atmosphere

Be relatively flexible with times of work (although this will be negotiated at interview)


You will (desirable):

Have experience of working within the care sector and/or have knowledge surrounding Alzheimer’s disease

Due to the nature of the work for which you are applying, this post is subject to a satisfactory DBS disclosure (costs will be covered).  Two satisfactory references will be required

Car owner and full valid driving license essential (business insurance required).You will be required to use your own car and sometimes drive our family vehicle for transporting my father

The Times Required

To be discussed at interview although some flexibility will be required. 2 x PAs – PA1 = 30hrs p/w, PA2 = 18hrs p/w (some flexibility may be required, hours may be negotiated within reason)

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