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Female Personal Assistant

Job details
Posting date: 23 May 2024
Salary: £13.20 to £13.20 per hour
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 20 June 2024
Location: Alresford, Colchester
Remote working: On-site only
Company: Penderels Trust
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: ESX15888MM3


About the Employer

I am a lady who has epilepsy and need help with light housework (making teas and coffees as cannot handle hot liquids). I live with my husband and child. Looking for a PA who likes dogs.

Employer Disability and Health Conditions

• Mobility / Physical

The employer's hobbies and interests:

• Crafting

Other relevant information

• The individual keeps pets in the home.1 friendly pet dog.

About the Role

Duties and Responsibilities

• Support and/or prompt with personal care. This may include toileting,
showering/bathing, getting in and out of bed, getting dressed.

• Support and/or prompt with cooking/meal preparation and eating meals/drinks.

• Assist with household chores and general homemaking.

• Support and/or prompt to attend appointments as necessary, e.g.

• Support the individual to look after/care for pets.

• Support to get to and from school/work/college/social activities.

• Support and/or prompt the individual to access sporting and leisure activities.

• Assist and encourage socialisation, participating in activities.

• Promote and encourage friendships and independence.

• Develop a good and trusting one to one working relationship.

• Support with managing paperwork & correspondence.

• Support with gardening.

The individuals needs may vary from day to day and your tasks may reflect this. You could be required to perform other duties as reasonably required.

You have a responsibility as an employee to report all accidents to the employer immediately. You have a duty to report defects and / or hazards which may give rise to an accident. You are to ensure the safety of the individual at all times.

Due to the nature of the work for which you are applying, this post is subject to a satisfactory DBS disclosure (costs will be covered).

Transport Requirement

Car driver and car owner – must have business insurance.

Required Skills

• Be honest, reliable, trustworthy and punctual.

• Maintain confidentiality and respect privacy, including the prohibited use of social
media in relation to the job role.

• To be able to work on own initiative.

• To work as part of a team.

• To be able to follow instructions accurately.

• Be patient, supportive and caring.

• Have good listening skills and be able to provide non-judgemental emotional

• Be empathetic.

• Previous caring experience is not essential, however you should have a genuine interest in supporting people with a disability/illness to achieve their goals.

• Be able to work flexibly, adapting to the employers needs on a daily basis.

• Flexibility would be an advantage as the hours may be variable.

• Be self-motivated with a willingness to get involved.

• Have a lively personality.

When you are Required

Specific days/times required:

• Thursday,

• Friday,

Dates and times are flexible and can be discussed at interview.