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Personal Assistant – DPSS244


Part Time

Direct Payment Support Service

Closing Date: 27/03/20

Job Purpose: To assist a lady with physical disabilities to lead an independent life

Location: Swaffham

I am a friendly, mature lady with Scoliosis and Parkinsons Disease, and although I am mobile with the use of a walker I do have balance issues and therefore require carers to assist me with everyday tasks both in the home, and going out. When I go out I use a manual wheelchair. As there is an element of personal care (bathing etc), a female carer would be preferred. I also require domestic support, including meal preparation, and the PA will need to be a driver/own vehicle for occasional trips out. This position is to join a small team of Personal Assistants and there will be the opportunity for extra hours on a flexible basis to cover whilst other team members are on leave. A dog lover is essential as I have a small Yorkie/cross.

May include other duties, to be discussed

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.

• Friendly
• Reliable
• Flexible
• Driver/own car