Ref: CW/ 280651
Job Title: Personal Assistant (Care)
Location: Benfleet (SS7)
Rate of Pay: To be discussed at interview
Hours: Various shift available including Waking Nights
Personal Assistant needed to support a lady with a progressive, life limiting illness to live independently. While help is needed with all aspects of daily living including personal and continence care, it is important that applicants are also able to provide emotional support.
A good understanding of anxiety and a calm and empathetic manner are needed for this post as well as the ability to work independently to support a client with Motor Neurones Disease.
The responsibilities include preparing fresh nutritious food and assisting with meals as well as domestic tasks.
There will be training available.
Experience or Qualifications:
Experience of MND would be helpful but not essential.
As some personal care is involved, I would feel more comfortable with a female carer. This advert complies with the Sex Discrimination Act (1975) Section 7 (2b).
Any offers are subject to a DBS check, receipt of two references and checking the legal right to live and work in the UK.