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PA/Carer required, DPSS724


Between £8.30-10.00 Per Hour

Part Time

Direct Payment Support Service

Closing Date: 10/12/21

Job description
Listed below are details of the purpose of the job and what tasks are involved. It is important and advisable to refer to this when submitting your application for the post.
Job Purpose: I’m a very friendly and approachable woman from a creative arts background. As I have muscular dystrophy, I would like your support with personal care, domestic tasks and leisure activities.
Location: Norwich.
·       Supporting me with my personal care including showering, washing my hair and dressing, using a stand aid.
·       Domestic tasks including laundry, cleaning, washing up and emptying the bins.
·       Food preparation.
·       General tasks such as opening the blinds and assisting me to retrieve my post from the post room.
·       Supporting me to go out in my powered wheelchair or in my automatic vehicle.

·       Running errands as required.

Person specification

Listed below are the skills, competencies and qualities that are essential and desirable for the post. My assessment of these, both on application and at interview, will be the main factor in determining if you are successful. Please refer to these when submitting your application.

·       Female due to the personal care aspects of the role.
·       Experience in moving and handling.
·       Good communication skills.
·       A positive can-do attitude to work.
·       A patient and encouraging nature.

·       Confident to drive an automatic vehicle would be an advantage.

Summary terms and conditions
  • The rate of pay for this position is £9.37 per hour.
  • You will be reimbursed for any agreed expenses incurred as part of the role.
  • Hours and times of work: Approx. 10 hours per week initially, ideally including Monday-Thursday mornings 2 hours each with a start time between 8:30-10am, with some additional hours available. This is to cover the maternity leave of an existing PA for at least 9 months. Once my PA returns to work, some hours may still be available for you.
  • The annual holiday entitlement will be equivalent to the work I would normally expect to be done during 5.6 consecutive weeks.
This post is subject to
  • A satisfactory enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check, the cost of which will be covered by the employer.
  • Satisfactory references from two referees, one of which must be your current or last employer.
  • Completion of a satisfactory probationary period.

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