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Female Personal Assistant/Companion

Location: Rugby, Midlands Rate of Pay: £9.30 per hour

Hours per Week: 16 hours per week

Job Reference: JSKM Expires: 21st June 2018

Female Personal Assistant (SEX DISCRIMINATION ACT SECTION 7 (2) (B) (ii) APPLIES)

About the Employer

I am a disabled woman that needs assistance with some aspects of day to day living. I am hoping to employ a personal assistant to support me with, personal, domestic and social support. I am looking for someone who is reliable and willing to be flexible. You will need to have an understanding of the need for confidentiality and the ability to respectfully work and communicate with me and my family in our home.


Summary of Duties

Roles and Responsibilities:

Help with mobility inside or outside the home.

Some aspects of personal care.

Ensuring that I am comfortable in my surroundings.

Hygienic cleaning – if applicable.

Light household tasks, including changing/making the bed.

Laundry.

Shopping and putting it away.

Driving my vehicle and supporting with social inclusion.

Support to attend medical appointments.

Enabling me to carry out any chosen activity whether inside or outside my home, by carrying out any other requests that I may reasonably make.

 

Supervision

As my Personal Assistant you will be directed by and be accountable to me. You should always ask me what my needs are and listen to my directions and requests.

 

Health and Safety

You have a responsibility as an Employee to report all accidents to the employer immediately.  You must record all details in the accident book. You have a duty to report defects and / or hazards which may give rise to an accident.


The Person They Are Looking For

A Full driver’s licence is required as you will be required to drive our Peugeot Tepee motability van which is quite large. You must be confident not only in driving my van also in driving long distances as I do like to get out and about.

My personal assistant will need to be able to handle the physical skills required when moving and handling. You will be instructed on the correct use of my equipment. It would be an advantage if you are physically fit and healthy for this.

 

Person Specification:

Able to work flexibly.

Be honest and trustworthy.

Punctual and reliable.

Show initiative.

Follow instructions accurately.

Have an understanding of confidentiality and privacy.

Hold a full clean driving license, as you will be expected to drive my mobility car.


The Times Required

Monday: 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.

Tuesday: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Wednesday: 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.

 


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