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Personal Assistant P/T (Female)

Published 2017-08-04 19:10:56

Largs , Scotland.
Start : ASAP Experience : Expected Salary : 8.25 per hour

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Personal Assistant P/T (Female) ZM/FAIRLIE Hours:16 hours per week Rate of pay:£8.25 p/hour Location:        Fairlie Female Personal Assistant required to assist a young disabled woman in the Fairlie area for approximately 16 hours a week.    Applicants are required to work:      9am to 5pm (daytime) and/or 7.30pm to 10.30pm (evening) You may be asked to work additional hours to cover staff sickness and holidays. Flexibility is important as these hours can vary. You will be employed to work in the employer’s home and out and about with the young woman. As the young woman has hospital appointments in Glasgow from time to time it is important that the applicant feels confident driving in a city environment.  The hourly rate of pay will be £8.25 before deductions.   DUTIES: Applicants must be open minded, have previous experience and feel comfortable with assisting with personal care (e.g. showering, bathing, dressing).  An interest in the field of care and previous experience of supporting people is essential. You will also be required to assist with domestic tasks and cooking. Duties will include:   •Assistance with housework and household chores. •Accompanying the employer to attend hospital appointments, job interviews etc. •Accompanying the employer to attend social activities and meetings. • As part of the job you will be required to drive the employer’s Motability vehicle (manual) therefore a clean UK driving license is essential. •Experience of using a tracking hoist is preferable (training can be given) •Applicants must be comfortable around dogs and all aspects of their care.  •This is a non smoking household and applicants are not permitted to smoke within the employer’s home or car.   The job involves a variety of different tasks other than the above, some of which will also be assisting the employer with transport to enable the employer to take part in social activities out with the home environment.     This position is subject to a 6 month probationary period.       Successful applicant will have to provide 2 references (one of which must be your current or most recent employer) and undergo a New PVG Disclosure at the employers cost.   To apply please email your CV to     quoting Ref: ZM/FAIRLIE     Or telephone 01294 475685 to request and application, form to be returned to: Evelyn Gilchrist Self Directed Support Manager Ayrshire Independent Living Network The Michael Lynch Centre for Enterprise 71 Princes Street Ardrossan, KA22 8DG **PLEASE NOTE THAT AILN ARE NOT THE EMPLOYERS.  WE ARE A SUPPORT & MAILBOX SERVICE FOR INDIVIDUAL PERSONAL EMPLOYERS IN RECEIPT OF SELF DIRECTED SUPPORT FUNDING AND HAVE NO INPUT INTO WHOM THEY DECIDE TO EMPLOY***
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