Jobs Work as an independent carer (PA) Female Personal Assistant ref. AN/LP Job Ref: AN/LP | Permanent | Plymouth PL5 | Hourly Rate £7.85 | 31st March 2019 Job overview: We are recruiting for a female Personal Assistant to join a small team of carers to support a lady with multiple health conditions in the Manadon area of Plymouth. You will be employed directly by the client and working in the employers home and the community. The shifts will vary but you will be required to work weekdays and weekends between 8am and 11pm. Flexibility is essential, however the employer is happy to consider applicants other commitments. The employer is a lady in her 50’s who is young at heart and has a good sense of humour. She enjoys the theatre and cinema, board games and used to enjoy playing boules. She would like to employ staff to be able to remain independent in her own home. Main duties:Provide personal care assistance to the employerAble to assist with housekeeping and domestic tasks such as cooking and laundry.Support to attend appointments and access the communitySupport with communication and organising appointmentsSupport with administering medicationThe employer has a small dog (Shih Tzu). You must be comfortable tending to the dogs needs and supporting the employer by taking the dog for walks. Person specification:Mature attitude with a sense of humourReliable and excellent time keepingUnderstanding of confidentiality and trustworthyOrganisation skills and an excellent level of written and spoken EnglishGood health and able to complete patient handling trainingFlexibility to cover sickness or holidays at short notice Essential requirements:Experience in health and social care or in a similar roleExperience in providing personal careNVQ 2 or above in Health and Social Care or working towards a similar qualificationRight to work in the UKEnhanced DBS required and will be obtained prior to commencing, as well as full references Apply To 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.