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Personal Assistant

Location: Bedworth, Midlands Rate of Pay: £9.50 plus business mileage

Hours per Week: 33 hours per week shared between 2 PAs

Job Reference: CSRH Expires: 7th September 2018

About the Employer

I am a 34 year old gentleman with learning disabilities and some physical disabilities and I need some support with a variety of tasks to assist me to live an independent and fulfilling life.  I currently live with family in a family environment

I am looking to recruit two PA’s to cover the week between you. You will also need to cover each other’s Annual Leave and/or sickness

Hours and number of hours are negotiable/variable with some flexibility required There are 33 hours per week available to be shared between 2 PA’s.

Summary of Duties

  • Assisting with personal care needs in a dignified way
  • Accessing health care appointments as required
  • To support me in participating in family life
  • To support me within my capabilities to engage in domestic duties at home
  • To assist me to travel to my place of work twice a week in your own vehicle
  • To assist me to engage in social activities and any therapeutic activity of my choice – this  might be at weekends/evenings and may be on public transport
  • To help me to maintain my mental health and wellbeing paying regard to my personal development
  • This is not an exhaustive list, other similar/reasonable tasks I may need as agreed by myself and my family
  • Car owner/driver needed, business petrol expenses will be paid
  • You have a responsibility as an Employee to report all accidents to the employer immediately. 
  • You have a duty to report defects and / or hazards which may give rise to an accident.


The Person They Are Looking For

  • To be energetic as I like a variety of activity and my mobility is better on some days rather than others and you will need to keep up with/assist me as needed
  • To be consistent with boundaries whilst still being friendly
  • To be patient with me and go at my pace
  • To have a desire to improve my life
  • To appropriately manage challenging behaviour
  • A willingness to engage in the activities alongside me – (such as being in the swimming pool with me but you do not need to be able to swim, I attend a non-swimming exercise class)
  • To have your own vehicle to take me to work/activities with class 1 business insurance
  • An understanding of learning disabilities highly desirable
  • To have an easy going personality.
  • Be honest, reliable and trustworthy
  • Able to work flexibly and follow instructions
  • To be willing to change your hours on occasion to meet my social needs.
  • Good sense of humour
  • You will also need to respect my privacy and have an understanding of confidentiality in all areas of your work
  • Must like dogs as we have a family pet
  • Ability to use basic BSL or Makaton an advantage
  • Car owner/driver
  • Enhanced DBS required

The Times Required

33 hours per week (shared)

07.00 – 22.30

Monday-Sunday – week to be shared/split between several PA’s

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