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JOB DESCRIPTION

Part-time Personal Assistant 

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

I am a 42 year old woman living in the Church Village area. I have a diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis (MS). I care for my 8 year old son who is a wheelchair user, but only when out in the community, otherwise he is active and mobile. My daughter is 6 and awaiting a diagnosis for Autism. 

I would like a PA to act as a second pair of hands around the house. 

PURPOSE OF JOB

I value my independence very much so only need a PA to assist me as and when I ask. 

HOURS OF WORK

10 hours per week, evening and weekend work is required

RATES OF PAY

£12.00 p/h

Plus 40p mileage allowance

TASKS INVOLVED

·        Being a second pair of hands to support me and my children, as and when requested

·        Occupying the children with playtime until food is ready, then taking the meals into the lounge and ensuring the meal is eaten without distraction

·        Regularly going on social outings

·        Assisting me to straighten my hair if I’m going out

·        Any other reasonable task

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

·        Someone who can follow instructions and fulfil the task as required but only when requested

·        You mustn’t want to take over, rather allow me to maintain my independence and only step in if I ask

·        This job might be demanding at times

·        Work well under pressure

·        Reliable and punctual

·        Flexibility to alternate between my needs and my son’s needs, as required

·        Respect for confidentiality and working in the home

·        Car driver/owner is essential

ABOUT THE JOB

Though a part-time job, this will be a proper job requiring a National Insurance number to be submitted.  A trial period will be necessary in the first instance.  The wage will be paid monthly and appropriate holiday pay given.

The post is subject to satisfactory references and a DBS (Police) Check - which will need to be carried out before employment can commence. The cost of this will be met by the employer (Local Authority).

The relevant checks will be carried out to ensure any applicant has the right to work in the UK.