Personal Assistant – Ref. EB/LP

Job Reference: EB/LP

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Plymouth PL2

Hourly Rate: £8.00 per hour

Closing Date: 30th November 2018

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The below post complies with section 7 (2) (b) of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975.

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. 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.

Job overview

One or more female and/or male Personal Assistants are required for a male client, living with his wife in the Glenholt area of Plymouth. The employer is looking for Personal Assistants who are able to support him with personal care and various daily living tasks, social and recreational activities. Duties will include personal care, companionship, meal preparation, giving medication and general household tasks.

The employer is looking for applicants whose qualities include being organised, empathetic, motivated, trustworthy and patient. Applicants must have a sense of humour, good conversation skills, and be able to provide support whilst understanding when the employer needs some space.

Hours

  • Wednesday 4pm - 10pm
  • Thursday 6pm - 10pm
  • Friday 6pm - 10pm
  • Saturday 3pm - 10pm
  • Sunday 5pm - 10pm

Main duties

  • Assistance with personal care and dressing
  • General household tasks and meal preparation
  • Support with accessing the community
  • Helping employer to keep his possessions organised
  • Any other reasonable task to allow the service user to live independently

Essential requirements

  • Patience and good sense of humour
  • Enhanced DBS required. Cost met by employer
  • Legally able to work in the UK

Desirable requirements

  • Experience in health & social care (preferably NVQ2 or above in Health and Social Care, or working towards a similar qualification)
  • Knowledge of Parkinson’s Disease
  • Car owner and driver

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To apply please email your CV with the job reference to [email protected]