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Personal Assistant (MB)

Job Title: Personal Assistant/Carer (PA)

Job Ref: JI/MB/11/19

Reporting to: Employer

Location: Uttoxeter, Staffordshire

Rate of Pay: £9.00/hr

Nature of the job role: A position has arisen for a Personal Assistant to support a lady who has Huntingdon’s disease with daily living tasks and socialisation. You will be required to work flexibly in negotiation with the employer. Usually Monday to Friday mainly during the day. This post is funded through the Direct Payments scheme and is intended for this lady to maintain independence and so maintain her lifestyle.

Main Duties:

Personal duties: Personal Care (if needed), ensure safety at all times.

Domestic duties: Prepare meals as necessary to ensure hydration and nutrition. Support with laundry and cleaning as required. Assist with shopping and visiting fresh food markets.

Social Duties: Assist with walking outdoors, creative cooking and enjoying activities in and out of the home. Driving to social activities and appointments as required. Escort to medical appointments.

Hours of work: 12 hours per week over 3 days. Tuesday, Thursday and Friday are the usual days (times to be arranged), but may be required at other times and will be pre-arranged between the employer and employee.

Qualifications: Adult Social Care, Manual Handling and Food Hygiene

Skills & Experience: The position would suit someone that has had previous experience working with people in a home environment. The ideal employee should be caring, honest, responsible and patient, with a good sense of humour. Reliability and good timekeeping is essential. The employee should be able to use their own initiative, have good communication and inter-personal skills. A full UK driving licence and use of own car with business insurance is required (expenses will be paid by the employer).

To apply for this role please send a CV or letter outlining your suitability for the role to PAvacancies@idealforall.co.uk – please quote job reference in your application.

Alternatively if you would like to discuss the role please call 0121 558 5555 option 1 and speak to a member of the Direct Payment Team.