Our services Direct payments and personal health budgets PA recruitment support Female Personal Assistant Job ref. LC/LK (Hayle) | Permanent | Hayle / Truro | Hourly Rate £10.00 | Closing Date 30th April Job Overview Female personal care assistants required to provide support with social, education, leisure activities and health needs. Employee needs to be flexible to cover other PA's holiday hours, sickness and any other emergency hours that are needed where possible. Some help with personal care may be required depending upon employer's variable needs. May suit someone with an interest in arts and crafts. Good communication and interpersonal skills essential. Non-smokers only for specific health reasons. Clean driving licence and use of own vehicle essential and applicants must be prepared to drive employer's own automatic vehicle when required. Please note this vacancy is based in Hayle but may move to Truro, therefore this role may be suitable for a candidate willing to travel or living in the Hayle, Camborne , Redruth or Truro area of Cornwall. Hours:Hours to be discussed depending on experience and flexibility, with opportunity to work 15+ hours for suitable candidates. Hourly Rate£10 per hour + mileage accrued whilst out and about with employer. MAIN DUTIESDue to the variable nature of the employer's health specific support needs can change. After a prolonged period of exceptional ill health the employer needs assistance and support to regain confidence and independence whilst pursuing both on-going and new interests/social activities. Social duties-Acting as a driver/escort to meetings, appointments and recreational visits.-Companionship and assistance with occasional "fun" shopping trips.-Accompanying on walks to help improve stamina and maintain fitness.-Occasional accompaniment within the leisure centre to provide encouragement with exercise program. Domestic duties-Shopping/ or help with shopping.-Running errands, collecting and carrying things on employer's behalf. These duties may vary from day to day.Any other reasonable duties that may be necessary. Essential- An understanding of social care-Patience and good communication skills.-Physically fit and healthy to be able to adequately assist employer.-Worker must have a vehicle to enable travel whilst at work to take me to appointments, shopping etc-Full clean driving licence with appropriate business insurance which will be checked-Non smokers only can apply for this position as smoking is detrimental to my health. Preferred- Experience in this type of work is preferred but not essential, more important is an individual's suitability and personal attributes. Confidentiality , honesty and reliability are essential. ApplyTo apply please email your CV with the job reference to [email protected] As part of our Information Advice and Guidance Service, Enham Trust supports disabled people to employ their own staff. This vacancy is not a role within Enham Trust but an excellent opportunity to work directly for one of our customers. The above posts complies with section 7 (2) (b) of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975"