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Personal Assistant – Downham Market

  • Location: Downham Market
  • Rate: £8.60 per hour and £45.00 per sleep in shift
  • Job Type: Parttime

Job Description

We are looking to recruit a personal assistant to support a 40 year old lady living with her husband and 2 cats Clive and Peanut. She has a complex neurological disorder which can vary from day to day. She is a strong believer in equality and the social model of disability and has been involved in the disability movement for several years. She enjoys socialising and getting out and about. Her hobbies include visiting places, crafts (she has a go at most things), car boots (she likes a good bargain), gardening (she grows some of their own fruit and vegetables) and going to the cinema.

The client is female and wishes for female only applicants due to her personal care requirements.

The role is to support a lady in her home and out in the community. She requires assistance with all aspects of her life and day to day living which includes personal and domiciliary care (including hoisting), as well as being able to get out and about. She likes to do as much as she can herself but as her condition is so unpredictable the amount and type of support she needs can vary from day today. She will need her PA in close proximity much of the time.

The post may also require you to accompany the client on holiday if requested.

They are looking for Female applicants only. Applicants must have a Full Clean Driving Licence and access to a vehicle. The client may require you to drive her own vehicle but you must also be willing to drive the client in your car and have the appropriate business insurance or willing to obtain this.

They are looking for a personal assistant who is extremely reliable, flexible & adaptable due to unpredictable day to day needs. The applicant will be required to communicate in English and able to speak, understand, read and write English clearly as she is hard of hearing. You will be required to complete her work log and medication chart and be able to use your initiative and keep yourself occupied. You will need to be willing to help take care of her cats now and then and to provide emergency and holiday cover.

Hours:

Between 16 to 26 hours per week to meet the needs of the client.

Applicants must be flexible to meet the needs of the client. Some times and days may vary to meet the clients requirements.

Rate of Pay:

£8.60 per hour and £45 per sleeping night.

Other benefits are enhanced bank holiday rates, company pension facilitates, enhanced welfare schemes, access to Child Care Vouchers and full training. An enhanced disclosure is required (expense to be met by employer)

For more information please call 01246 520038 or please click to apply

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