Cover Personal Assistants
Job Reference No DP1041 Job Title: Cover Personal Assistant(s) Job location: Burgess Hill Job/Contract Type - (Permanent/ Part Time etc) Casual Hours/shifts: Cover needed for holiday & sickness Holiday cover required. Hours are flexible please apply if you can do any of the hours or provide cover. Hourly Rate: £15 per hour Specific Criteria Required: Please specify which if any are required by placing an X below: *Sch. 9 s. 1 (1) Equality Act 2010 applies Must be comfortable with pets Must be happy to work in a smoking environment Must have a UK driving licence Preferable Must have access to own vehicle preferable Other : All applicants must be willing to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check Successful applicants will be entitled to Holiday pay and will be issued employment contracts. Summary Young married couple looking to employ a Personal assistant(s) to cover holiday and sickness, so they can remain independent in their own home. Tasks will involve personal care, preparing meals, general domestic tasks including help with shopping and assisting to access the local community. About the Employer We are a married couple with disabilities. We are both wheelchair bound. We are friendly and approachable Nature of the Work We require assistance over lunchtime to prepare our meals & feed us. We require assistance with everyday living tasks, therefore you may be asked to do some light housework, shopping or personal care Typical Tasks will include Domestic - Laundry, hanging out to dry, ironing, putting away Changing bed linen Bed making General cleaning Taking out rubbish - separating rubbish & recycling Light housework which may include cleaning, dusting and vacuuming. Minor household maintenance eg changing light bulbs, taking down curtains for washing occasionally. Preparing drinks, snacks and meals. Shopping Tidying Any other reasonable tasks Personal Care: Mealtimes cutting up food, assistance to eat Any other reasonable task Person Specification -The successful applicant will be: Respectful of the employer's privacy and confidentiality Reliable with good time-keeping Able to both follow instructions and work on own initiative Hygienic, tidy minded and well organised Fit and healthy to undertake the required duties Patience and possess excellent interpersonal skills Honest and cheerful Creative Able to speak and read English to a reasonable standard Legally permitted to work in the United Kingdom Able to work at all times to high standards of Health & Safety Previous experience preferred but this is not as essential as a kind and common sense approach to these roles.