0345 061 9000 or 01246 200905

Head Office:

HomeCareDirect

Riverside House

Hady Hill

Chesterfield

Derbyshire

S41 0DT

24 hr Contact:

0845 061 9000

Vacancy Line:

01246 592925

E-mail:

enquiries@homecaredirect.co.uk

Personal Assistant – Wisbech

  • Location: Wisbech
  • Rate: £9.75 per hour
  • Job Type: Parttime

Job Description

We are looking to recruit a personal assistant to support a lady living in her own home with her family in Wisbech. Our client has an acquired brain injury sustained in a motorbike accident. She is registered blind with no vision in her left eye and less than 20% vision in her right eye.

The role includes supporting her with her daily routine including, meal preparation and driving/accompanying her to the gym, on outings and to appointments. Undertaking some household chores will also be part of the role. Any successful candidate should be able to work in a small team, and in an informal friendly setting.

We are looking for reliable people with good communication skills, a positive attitude and a good sense of humour. Must be an animal lover, trustworthy and able to proactive and able to come up with interesting ideas. An understanding of visual impairment would be an advantage. Applicants should have previous experience of working or volunteering in the care industry. Successful candidates will be required to undertake training and regular supervisions. Must be a driver with a clean license, access to a vehicle and hold business insurance or wiling to obtain it.

Hours of work: Average 14 hours per week based on a 4 week rolling rota

Week 1: Thursday & Friday – 8am – 10.30am and 2.30pm – 5pm

Week 2:  Monday and Tuesday – 8am – 5pm

Week 3: Thursday & Friday – 8am – 10.30am and 2.30pm – 5pm

Week 4: Tuesday & Wednesday – 8am – 5pm

Rate of Pay: £9.75 per hour.

Applicants will be subject to an enhanced disclosure costs to be met by employer.

To apply Please ring 01246 520038 and quote ref: CP/JA/WIS or please click to apply online.

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