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Personal Assistant (Care)

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Organisation:Direct Payments 

Working Hours: Part Time , Hours per week - 23 

Salary:£9.25 per hour - Pro-Rata 

Appointment Type:Permanent 

Location:Market Harborough, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE16 


Closing date:12 September 2019 at midnight 

Due to retirement of her present PA, lady in central Market Harborough is needing to recruit a new carer(s). Hours per week are 23 and these can be shared between two people, generally Monday to Friday with occasional weekend. You will need to have a degree of flexibility around hours worked but these will mostly be 9.30 a.m. to 3.00 p.m. If the post is shared there will be an expectation that you provide cover when your colleague is on holiday or sick.
The role will entail helping her to get up and ready for the day, washed and dressed, light domestic chores around the house.  Support with attending appointments and getting out and about either by car or accompanying her to local amenities when she uses her scooter. She is keen to continue doing things independently, so a major part of the position will be to motivate and assist her to do things such as batch cooking. (More detailed breakdown available in job description below).
Access to a vehicle not essential but you must have a clean current driving license and be willing to drive her car if she does not feel well enough to do so herself. Whilst out and about you need be physically able to push her wheelchair and lift this in and out of the vehicle.
Must be comfortable around dogs and prepared to support with caring for them.
Enhanced DBS check applicable to this role.
If you think you have the required skills and personal qualities to provide a reliable personal service then please apply by completing the application form below and returning to the address stated or via email to dpssrecruitmentline@leics.gov.uk quoting reference number JS611 or forward an up to date CV to the email address above quoting reference number JS611.
For informal enquiries please contact Jane Simpson on Tel: 0116 305 4886.