Female Personal Care Assistant - LC/LK

Job reference LC/LK
Contract type Permanent
Location Bishops Waltham, Southampton
Hours Friday 1pm to 6pm Saturday, Sunday and Monday 9am to 6pm
Hourly rate £10
Closing Date Thursday 31st May 2018

To apply please email a CV to

As part of our Information Advice and Guidance Service we support disabled people to employ their own staff as Personal Assistants. This vacancy is not a role within Enham Trust but an excellent opportunity to work directly for one of our customers.

Job Description

Would you like to become a Personal Care Assistant and make a difference to someone’s life?
I am seeking a friendly, reliable female Personal Assistant (PA) who can help me to retain my independence and enjoy my life to as best I can. I would also consider employing 2 PA's to jobshare.

I am an intelligent lady who has MS.  I require assistance with personal care tasks, preparation of meals and some light domestic tasks.  I am a wheelchair user who will require your assistance to drive me in my mobility car to hospital appointments and trips out.


Friday 1pm to 6pm
Saturday, Sunday and Monday 9am to 6pm

Main Duties:

  • To provide general practical support
  • To assist with daily personal care (showering routine, getting dressed), whilst promoting as much independence as possible.
  • To support with carrying out light domestic tasks such as housework, laundry and shopping.
  • To assist with preparing and cooking meals, providing drinks as required
  • To assist  with my friendly Canine companion.

Ideal Candidate:

  • Good communication skills
  • Friendly and caring approach
  • Genuine desire to help people
  • Physically fit as manual handling required
  • Enhanced DBS Check (this is a requirement of this post which will be paid by the employer)
  • Legally Able To Work in UK

Essential Criteria:

Type of experience required:

  • Must have training/experience of Safe Moving & Handling of people and also Infection Control
  • A good understanding of Health and Safety procedures when working with someone who has a disability
  • Good cooking skills or willingness to learn.
  • Good attitude to work, empathy and willingness to learn are important.
  • Full driving licence

The above posts complies with section 7 (2) (b) of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975

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