Jobs Work as an independent carer (PA) Personal Assistant Job ref: LC/BC | Permanent | Swindon SN25 | Pay Rate: £12.50 per hour | Closing date: 31/05/2020 Job OverviewDisabled young lady with numerous long-term health conditions requires support with day to day living. Experience of the care sector is an advantage but not essential. Common sense, good instincts and a positive attitude with a sense of humour outweigh experience. Hours - Flexible 10 - 14 hrs per week over 3 or 5 days to suit Hourly rate = £12.50 Main Duties - Personal care when required including emptying commode when in use- Prepare meals in advance for family (Usually recipe box meals)- Household chores/ cleaning/ tidying- Assist with Physiotherapy- Support attending medical appointments- Companionship- Support with food shopping- Access the community (Pottery/ Painting/ Coffees) Idea Candidate - Likes cats (2 very friendly boys)- Able to drive employers’ large car- Friendly and chatty- Understanding of chronic illnesses- Experience in Emergency situations requiring 999 e.g. Fall/ Asthma attack etc Essential Criteria - Punctual, reliable and trustworthy- Treats people with dignity and respect- Positive attitude- Confidentiality and discretion- Self-motivated and able to work on own initiative- Flexible- Able to load wheelchair in and out of car- Full clean UK driving licence To Apply:PLEASE INCLUDE JOB REF LC/BC 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 Swindon. 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.