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JOB DESCRIPTION

Part-time Personal Assistant(s)

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

I am a lady in my 80’s living with husband, daughter and son in law in St Brides Super Ely. We already have a PA. However, due to being a recent stroke patient, my needs have increased. I also have limited mobility, so you will need to be patient and walk slowly with me.

PURPOSE OF JOB

I am looking to employ a Personal Assistant to support me within my home during the mornings and evenings.

HOURS OF WORK

1.5 hours during the evenings – weekdays and weekends – from 6:30pm

2 hours during the mornings on a Saturday and Sunday – 8am / 8:30am start

Will consider more than 1 PA to cover the hours. Please state on the application form, which shifts you be able to cover.

RATES OF PAY

£11.50 per hour

TASKS INVOLVED

  • Personal care tasks, support with showering
  • Meal preparation
  • Supervise me when I am eating
  • Household / domestic chores around the home
  • Prompt with medication
  • Provide me with company and ensure I am safe at all times
  • Any other reasonable tasks

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

  • Flexible for cover and reliable
  • Awareness or understanding of how my condition affects me
  • Patient, caring, calming and understanding
  • A good listener
  • Be able to get to and from place of work

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 four weekly 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