Job Reference: FLN119741LB2 Expires: 18th June 2018
I am looking for a Personal Assistant to support me to access social and recreational activities so I can continue to live independently in the community.
I am very sporty with lots of ambition and as such I enter sporting competitions up to 6 times a year with Wrexham Special Olympics Team attending training sessions for events such as long sprint, shorter sprint, javelin, discus and other outdoor sports.
I have Cerebral Palsy and I am a wheelchair user able to walk very short distances with my walking frame. With some support I will be able to live my life to its full potential.
I have a mobility car which would be available to my Personal Assistant to take me to my activities and social events.
Duties will include:
To support me with personal care e.g. showering, dressing, washing and drying my hair
To transport me to, support me during my weekly activities and transport me home. At times I will only require you to transport me to and from my weekly activities
To transport me to and support me at any competitions I enter
To support with transfers
To cover annual leave and sickness for my other PA
To support me on any mini-breaks and holidays I may take
To allow me to have my own personal space when socialising but to be available to support me if required.
You must be a friendly and supportive person.
Previous experience in a related field would be an advantage but not essential.
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).
Car owner and full valid driving license essential (business insurance required) Mileage rate of 30p per mile.
Full valid driving license is essential as the role requires you to drive the employer’s vehicle ( Minimum age 25 )
Thursday 6pm – 10pm
Friday 7pm – 11pm
Saturday 10am – 11am, 7pm – 11.30pm
Sunday 10am – 11am