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Personal Assistant DPSS351(2)


£9.01 PH Per Hour

Part Time

Direct Payment Support Service

Closing Date: 15/01/21

Job Purpose 

To provide support in the home for a lady with various health issues 

 Location: Norwich, NR3 


I am a lady with a variety of health issues including allergies and hypersensitivity meaning that I require support to remain comfortable in my own home. My personal assistants will need to assist with light domestic duties and personal care as well as ensuring that I have meals at appropriate times. Due to my health condition I have a chemical free home and therefore my P.A’s must not use any scented toiletries or laundry products when working with me. Because this care is needed for 7 days a week, I am seeking two P.A’s to job share on a flexible basis. 

Due to the personal care element of this role a female carers are preferred. 

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 


  • Calm and quiet 
  • Flexible 
  • Reliable 
  • Basic cooking skills 


Summary terms and conditions 

The rate of pay for this position is £9.01 per hour  

You will be reimbursed for any agreed expenses incurred as part of the role. 

Hours and times of work: 2 X 30 minute daily visits, morning and teatime, plus an additional 3 X 1 hour visits per week for personal care – total 10 hours per week. This will be shared on a flexible basis to allow for time off as required by the Working Times Directive. 

The post is subject to the following: 

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 of 3 months.