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Female Personal Assistant - Merry Hill WV4 (MP)

Job Vacancy

Job title: Personal assistant (PA)

Reporting to: The Employer

Location: Merry Hill, Wolverhampton WV4

Job purpose

To assist with a variety of tasks which will enable the person who needs care and support to live their personal and social life according to their wishes and interests.

About the employer

A Personal Assistant (PA) is required to support a 10 nearly 11-year-old girl who has Down’s Syndrome in the WV4 area of Wolverhampton. The PA will support mum with caring for her daughter and will take instructions from mum. Our clients Daughter is very loving, very sociable and loves cuddles, she likes crafts and fun activities, and mum likes that you help her with spellings, timetables, and anything else that she is learning at school.

Main duties

Social duties:

  • Going to the park - Loves the swings and the slides
  • Going on short walks
  • Visiting National Trust properties - Client has a membership which will be supplied.
  • Going to Zoo's, Farm's and painting pottery.

Personal care:

  • Support with all personal care when out in the community.

Domestic duties:

  • Support with grocery shopping
  • Cooking
  • Serving nutritious meals and snacks
  • Cleaning

Type of person that you/they are looking for

  • Values: Someone that is honest, reliable, punctual, non-judgemental, ability to build good relationships based on trust and respect, flexible, adaptable, easy going, able to work alone, positive, willingness to travel, understands equality & diversity and has a confident nature with the ability to remain calm. Applicants should also be able to demonstrate warmth, compassion, and unconditional positive regard for the disabled person.
  • Specific requirements: Someone with previous care & support experience. Applicants should have a genuine interest in working with disabled people.
  • Other: Due to the nature of this role including personal care the potential employer will be considering female applicants only.

Hours of work: 5 hours every other Sunday 12pm-17pm

5 hours each week during ALL school holidays with an increase to 10 hours to cover holidays and sickness, days, and times to be arranged each holiday with mum.

Rate of pay: £11.30 per hour

Skills, qualifications, and experience

Essential:

  • Driving licence
  • Female Personal Assistant
  • Car and appropriate insurance
  • NVQ Diploma Level 3 in Health and Social Care
  • Previous care & support experience working with children over 10 years old.
  • Confidentiality
  • Good at building relationships

Preferred:

  • Knowledge of Down’s Syndrome would be helpful but not essential.
  • Good communicator
  • A good listener
  • Ability to support people with complex care & support needs

This post is subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check at the Employers request prior to commencing employment. This is confidential and at no cost to yourself.

Reference:
Merry Hill/MP
Expiry date:
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