Personal Assistant / Care Assistant / Support Worker ( Female )

Posted 17 June by My household

Location: Northamptonshire

Salary: £18,200 ( pro rata )

Personal Assistant / Care Assistant / Support Worker

I am recruiting a female personal assistant to support me. I am a single physically disabled lady who lives independently, with the help of a PA, in my own home in Northamptonshire, located between J16 M1 and Weedon Bec. My current PA is leaving after 5 years.

This Personal Assistant role is a permanent role: full time, part time / job share will be considered for the right candidate(s).

Hours are negotiable but cover will be required 7 days a week, 365 days a year. The ideal candidate(s) must be prepared to work flexibly: morning, evenings and other hours.

Immediate start for the successful applicants.

Personal Assistant / Care Assistant / Support Worker - Pay and benefits:

Annual salary £18,200 pro rata (equivalent hourly rate £10).

Qualifying workplace pension scheme; statutory sick pay; 28 days annual leave.

Personal Assistant / Care Assistant / Support Worker - Duties include:

Personal care. Getting up in the morning. Going to bed in the evening. Preparing food and some cooking. Housekeeping duties: laundry and help with running the home.

Supporting me to participate in my social, work and educational pursuits as well as attending appointments.

Driving my car (VW Caravelle wheelchair accessible vehicle). Insurance provided.

Accompanying me on train to travel to appointments.

The ideal Personal Assistant / Care Assistant / Support Worker:

Must be female.

Have experience of providing support / personal care to physically disabled individuals preferred but training provided.

Be practical and pragmatic; flexible, personable and amenable.

Driving duties require a clean driving licence and 25 year age plus (motor insurance stipulation).

Full DBS check will be undertaken for those who do not possess a current enhanced DBS certification.

Required skills

  • Driver
  • Independent Living
  • Personal Care
  • Personal Support
  • Support Workers

Application questions

Do you have valid enhanced DBS for adults certificate?
Do you hold a valid driving licence?
Do you speak english?
Are you legally entitled to work in the UK?

Reference: 38244512

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