Personal Assistant (Care) – Braintree (CM7) – E/130001

Carer, Personal Assistant, Support Worker
Essex
Posted 2 weeks ago

Ref:  E/130001

Job Title: Personal Assistant (Care)

Location: Braintree (CM7)

Rate of Pay: £12 self-employed reviewed after 6 months

Hours: 4 hours alternate Mondays / 4 hours alternative Fridays and Saturdays

Job Description:

I am a young at heart 55-year-old lady who has lived independently for most of my adult life and the aim is to retain this independence with help when needed.

Personal Assistant needed to join the team who support me to live independently and access the community as I have Spina Bifida, hydrocephalus, epilepsy, short term memory and learning difficulties.

In 2017 I was seriously ill and now I have recovered I need a little more help to get me back to my old routine and be able to maintain my independence safely. I am wheelchair bound and although I don’t let much stop me, I do need assistance with somethings.

I need support with:

 

 Shopping

Cleaning/Laundry and changing beds

Cleaning out birds (indoor caged birds)

Swimming

Gym

Cooking

Hospital appointments

Theatre

Classes

The ideal applicant must be:

  • A good communicator and team player as there will be other PAs supporting
  • Able to drive confidently as I have my own mobility vehicle, and preferably live locally within a 5 mile radius of Braintree but this is not essential
  • Happy to clean out birds ( I have 2 caged birds)

Experience or Qualifications:

Experience and qualifications in the care profession desirable but not essential but I would like to be assured that the applicant has a good work ethic and life experience.

 Any offers are subject to a DBS check, receipt of two references and checking the legal right to live and work in the UK. Plus prof of public liability insurance.

As some personal care maybe involved in emergencies, I would feel more comfortable with a female carer.  This advert complies with the Sex Discrimination Act (1975) Section 7 (2b).

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