Jobs Work as an independent carer (PA) Female Personal Assistant Job Ref: HS/LP | Permanent | Plymouth PL2 | Hourly Rate £8.72 | Closing Date: 31/08/2020 Job Overview: I’m a Mother living in the PL2 area of Plymouth. I’m looking for a bank Personal Assistant(s) to provide cover on an ad-hoc basis as and when needed. Someone who can support me with household duties, access to the community and support with daily tasks for my children. Applicant must have a driving licence. Please note I have one friendly Chihuahua. I’m looking for applicants whose qualities include being organised, have empathy, motivated, trustworthy, patient and willing to learn more about my medical condition. I would like to hire someone who can help support me in improving management of the condition. Depending on distance I use various mobility equipment including manual & electric wheelchair Hours: Ad-hoc as and when needed. Duties and Responsibilities:● Light cooking and cleaning duties● Personal care, at present minor assistance needed such as support with washing hair ● Support out in the community, also including supporting with activities with my children.● Must be able to cook and prepare meals for children● Prompting Medication● Assisting with physio● Typing skills, keeping up with emails and booking appointments● Computer Literate, ideally good knowledge of office software in Chrome or Microsoft● Support with online food shop● Occasional shopping● Competent to support making phone calls, organising paperwork, calendar, occasionally attending appointments and meetings.● I’m unable to stand for long as exacerbates symptoms, so outdoors mostly requires a wheelchair. ● Understanding of confidentiality including confidentiality online.● Any other reasonable task to allow the service user to live independently Essential requirements:● Full Clean Driving License ● Enhanced DBS required. Cost met by employer. ● References from previous employers● Excellent English skills (verbal and written) ● Legally entitled to work in the U.K Desirable requirements:● Experience in health & social care, NVQ 2 or above in Health and Social Care. Or working towards a similar qualification● Interest in adult and child nutrition due to dietary requirements● Experience of multisystemic conditions that may inc. symptoms of chronic fatigue, dysautonomia/spinal cord/brain stem issues (not paraplegic) ● General good health To Apply: PLEASE INCLUDE JOB REF HS/LP IN APPLICATIONTo apply for this post, please submit a CV, or letter providing your name, tel. number, address & email address, qualifications, employment history to date – including: name of employer, job title, employment start & end date - for up to past 10 years i.e. from 2010 to 2020 and a statement explaining why you are applying for this job. Please email CV to [email protected] If successful at interview an enhanced DBS check will take place. (Formerly CRB). Employment is dependent upon a satisfactory enhanced DBS certificate.You must evidence that you have the right to work in the UK [A current passport showing that you are a British citizen, or that you have the right of abode in the United Kingdom. A document showing that you are a national of a European Economic Area country* or Switzerland]. All interviews will be conducted in Plymouth. 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.